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World Championships Javelin Throw Highlights: Neeraj Chopra wins Gold with 88.17m throw, Arshad Silver

World Athletics Championships Javelin Throw Final Highlights: Neeraj Chopra became the first-ever Indian athlete to win the gold medal at the World Athletics Championship as his second attempt of 88.17 metres was the winner.

Written By: Anshul Gupta New Delhi Updated on: August 28, 2023 1:42 IST
Neeraj Chopra wins gold medal at the World Championships in
Image Source : GETTY Neeraj Chopra wins gold medal at the World Championships in Budapest

World Athletics Championships Javelin Throw Final Highlights: Neeraj Chopra wins Gold with 88.17m throw, Arshad Silver

World Athletics Championships Javelin Throw Final 2023 Live: India's golden boy Neeraj Chopra won a historic gold at the World Championships final in Budapest with a massive throw of 88.17 metres. Neeraj had a foul start but came outstandingly well to cover a huge distance of 88.17 metres and it eventually was the gold medal-winning throw. Neeraj was given tough competition by his Pakistan counterpart Arshad Nadeem, who achieved his season best with a massive throw of 87.82 metres. But thankfully for Neeraj and India, he couldn't;'t go past and it was India who won gold and Pakistan with the silver.

Follow all the live updates of Neeraj Chopra's final event in the World Championships:

Neeraj Chopra Javelin Throw, World Championships Final 2023 Live

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  • 1:17 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    From silver to the glittering gold

  • 1:16 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Neeraj Chopra's 88.17m throw gets him the first-ever gold for India at World Championships

    India's golden boy continues to write new pages in the country's athletics history books as he became the first-ever athlete from his country top win a gold at the World Championships. His second throw of 88.17m was enough for him to win the gold.

  • 12:46 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Arshad throws 87.15 in his fourth attempt, Neeraj stays at the top

    Arshad Nadeem continues to breathe down Neeraj Chopra's neck as he covers another huge distance of 87.15 but Neeraj stays at the top. Neeraj covered a distance of 84.64m in his fourth attempt.

  • 12:41 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    India and Pakistan at No. 1 and No. 2, who would have thought?

    Who would have thought in their wildest dreams that amid the dominance of Czech Republic Jakub Vadlejch and Germany's Julian Weber, Neeraj Chopra and Arshad Nadeem, the two arch-rivals will be No.1 and No. 2 after first three attempts?

  • 12:33 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Neeraj gets to 86.32m throw in the third attempt, Nadeem gets closer

    Neeraj Chopra continued his golden run with another superb throw in his third attempt at 86.32 metres while Arshad Nadeem got agonisingly close to his Indian opponent's throw with a massive 87.82 metre throw.

  • 12:25 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Arshad gets to 82.81, Kishore Jena goes even better

    Not just Neeraj Chopra, his fellow Indian Kishore Jena too went a notch better in his second attempt with an 82.82 metre thrown, 0.01 more than Arshad Nadeem's second attempt.

  • 12:19 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Neeraj clocks a bullet throw at 88.17m, currently at the top

    After a scratchy start, Neeraj Chopra got to his best just in the second attempt covering a distance of 88.17m and is currently at the top. The closest to him currently is Germany's Julian Weber with 85.79m throw.

  • 12:12 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Nadeem gets to 74.80 in first attempt, DP Manu hits 78.44

    Neeraj Chopra's biggest competitor Arshad Nadeem had a quiet throw in the first attempt at 74.80 while the second Indian competitor in the event DP Manu got to a throw of 78.44.

  • 12:03 AM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Neeraj Chopra throws foul in first attempt

    Neeraj Chopra had a foul start in his first attempt. Chopra did cover a distance of 79m with his javelin but the throw was invalid.

  • 11:56 PM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Neeraj vs Arshad is the biggest attraction

    Eight times head-to-head and Neeraj has won every time against his Pakistan opponent Arshad Nadeem and will be hoping for the record to stay intact.

  • 11:48 PM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Apart from Neeraj, two more Indian athletes in javelin throw final

    Neeraj Chopra might be the star attraction but DP Manu with an 81.31m throw and Kishore Jena with an 80.55 metra throw are also in the running in the 12-man final.

  • 11:46 PM (IST) Posted by Anshul Gupta

    Neeraj Chopra will be eyeing a historic gold at the World Championships in Budapest

    Neeraj Chopra will be eyeing a historic gold in the World Championships final in Budapest after finishing second best last year. Neeraj with a nonchalant throw of 88.77m qualified not just for the worlds final but also the Paris Olympics.

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