India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra certified for Tokyo Olympics

by Jeremy Spirogis
India's cleanest city for 4th consecutive time

Recovering from an elbow harm, India's Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra made an excellent comeback. He certified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo this 12 months with a distance of 87.86 meters on the Athletics Central North East meet in South Africa.

Surgery needed to be accomplished resulting from harm

This was Neeraj's first occasion after the harm, wherein he hoped for Olympic qualification. Neeraj additionally needed to endure surgical procedure resulting from this harm. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) stated that they’ve confirmed to the South African Federation that the occasion was a acknowledged worldwide occasion, which additionally led to Olympic qualification. <! –


Neeraj tweeted info

Neeraj tweeted, 87.86 meters, appears superb with a return to competitors mode. Thanks to all of you on your greatest needs and all the time help, Jai Hind. Chopra's supervisor firm JSW Sports additionally confirmed his Olympic qualification on Twitter.

Last August- 2018 Participated in Jakarta Asian Games

Neeraj final performed on the Jakarta Asian Games in August 2018, the place he received the gold medal with a nationwide document of 88.06 meters. He missed many of the occasions final 12 months resulting from an elbow harm. He was scheduled to take part within the National Open Athletics Championships, however AFI gave him slightly extra time to arrange for the competitors.

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