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Watch: Neeraj Chopra’s first throw which secured automatic qualification to final at Tokyo Olympics

Image Source : TWITTER/TOKYO2020HI Watch: Neeraj Chopra’s first attempt which secured automatic qualification at Tokyo Olympics India’s Neeraj Chopra qualified for the final of the Javelin Throw event with his brilliant first attempt, in which he breached the automatic qualification mark (83.50m). Neeraj threw 86.65m to not only qualify but also top the qualification (Group […]

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Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final at Tokyo Olympics; breaches automatic qualification mark

Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final; secures automatic qualification in first attempt Neeraj Chopra secured an automatic qualification with his first attempt in the qualification event of the Javelin throw event. Chopra had a 86.65m throw in his first attempt to not only top the qualification standings after all […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra confident of strong performance

Image Source : AFI File photo of Neeraj Chopra. Despite his preparations being disrupted by an injury and COVID-19 restrictions, star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is confident of putting up his best performance at the Tokyo Olympics, starting on July 23. Chopra, India’s main medal hope in athletics, has recently recovered from an ankle […]

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AFI names 26-member squad for Tokyo Olympics

Image Source : PTI Neeraj Chopra The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Monday announced a 26-member team, including ace sprinter Dutee Chand, to compete in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. Dutee (women’s 100m and 200m), MP Jabir (men’s 400m hurdles), Gurpreet Singh (men’s 50km race walk) and Annu Rani (women’s javelin throw) have […]

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Neeraj Chopra nominated for Khel Ratna by AFI

Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Neeraj Chopra nominated for Khel Ratna by AFI Olympic-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). The 23-year-old Chopra’s nomination came after sprinter Dutee Chand was recommended for the same top award by the Odisha […]

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Neeraj Chopra pulls out of Switzerland event, takes break post hectic schedule

Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Neeraj Chopra of India Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Tuesday pulled out of a top-level competition in Switzerland, owing to fatigue. Chopra was to compete in the Spitzen Leichtathletik event in Lucerne, a World Athletics continental tour silver-level competition where the likes of Olympics gold medal favourite Johannes […]