Neeraj Chopra bagged a gold medal at Kuortane Video games© Twitter
Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra continued to shine as he bagged a gold medal on the Kuortane Video games on Saturday after registering a throw of 86.69m in his first try. This was sufficient to outdo his rivals — 2012 Olympic champ Keshorn Walcott and 2019 world champion Anderson Peters. The climate situations in Finland for the occasion had been lower than supreme because the athletes needed to cope with rain and moist situations.
The athletes had been seen struggling throughout their run-up and Chopra was no completely different as he endured a nasty slip throughout his third try.
The Indian star then selected to not throw within the final three closing makes an attempt.
After an intentional foul on his second, he slips on his third.. Testing situations on the market…#NeerajChopra
— Naveen Peter (@peterspeaking) June 18, 2022
The Athletics Federation of India clarified that Neeraj Chopra was alright after the nasty fall and there was nothing to fret about.
“Information from Kuortane: All properly with @Neeraj_Chopra1 after that unhealthy slip on his third try. Nothing to fret about,” the official deal with of AFI tweeted.
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) June 18, 2022
Earlier than Kuortane Video games, Neeraj had begun his season by collaborating within the Paavo Nurmi Video games the place he bagged a silver medal after registering a throw of 89.30m.
This throw of 89.30m can also be a nationwide file.
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