Neeraj Chopra, who created history by winning the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, has set a new national record. Despite this, he could not win the gold medal. Lal of Haryana had to be satisfied with the silver medal. During the Paavo Nurmi Games being held in Finland, he threw 89.03 meters long, before that he threw 87.58 meters away, due to which he got gold in last year’s Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra new national record
This was Neeraj Chopra’s first tournament 10 months after the Olympics. In his first attempt, he threw a throw of 86.92 meters. In his third, fourth, and fifth attempts too, he tried hard but could manage only 85.85 meters. 24-year-old Neeraj Chopra had worked hard and trained hard to make a spectacular comeback.
Neeraj Chopra finishes Second and on the way hitting his Personal Best 89.30.
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Pavo Nurmi is a Gold event in the World Athletics Continental Tour. It is considered one of the largest track-and-field competitions after the Diamond League. The gold medal went to Olivier Helander of Finland, who threw the javelin 89.93 meters away. Neeraj was also the only athlete to participate in these games. Neeraj Chopra’s confidence must have increased with this silver medal. He is also expected to perform in the next year’s World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games.