World Athletics Championships 2022: Neeraj Chopra creates history, becomes first Indian to win silver medal in World Athletics
World Athletics Championships 2022: Neeraj Chopra did a great job in the World Athletics Championships. He raised the name of India by winning the silver medal. Earlier he has also won gold medal in Olympics.
- First Indian to win silver medal
- Neeraj Chopra did amazing
- Won medal in javelin throw of World Athletics
World Athletics Championships 2022: Neeraj Chopra did a great job in the final of the World Athletics Championships. He has become the first Indian to win a silver medal at the World Athletics Championships. Neeraj had a very poor start, but later he improved his performance and captured the medal.
- Neeraj Chopra won the medal
Neeraj Chopra’s debut in the final of the World Athletics Championship was not good. Neeraj Chopra’s first throw proved to be a foul. He failed in the first attempt. Chopra threw the javelin 82.39 meters away in the second round. Neeraj has improved his performance in the third round. He threw the javelin 86.37 meters away. In the fourth attempt, Neeraj took advantage of his experience and a throw of 88.13m took him into the race for the silver medal. Neeraj Chopra’s fifth throw is fouled. Neeraj’s sixth throw was also fouled. He had a total of three throws fouls in the match.
- First Indian man to win medal
India won the bronze medal at the World Athletics Championships 18 years ago. In the year 2003, veteran athlete Anju Bobby George gave India a bronze medal in the long jump. The World Athletics Championships was first organized in 1983. Since then India has not been able to win a gold medal in this tournament. Neeraj Chopra made history by scoring 88.39 meters in the first throw in the qualifier event and made it to the final. Now he has become the first Indian male player to win a silver medal in this tournament.
- Neeraj Chopra and Anderson Peters had a thrilling battle
There was a thrilling contest between world number one Grenada’s javelin thrower Anderson Peters and world’s fourth seed Neeraj Chopra. There has been a tremendous competition between the two in the last few matches of the current season. The gold medal was won by Grenada Kenderson Peters.
- Neeraj could not play last time due to injury
The 24-year-old Indian star did not land last season due to elbow surgery. Also in the 2017 season, he could not qualify for the finals. He had scored 82.26 meters.