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Neeraj Chopra qualifies for maiden World Championship closing with throw of 88.39 metres | Sports activities

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Jul 22, 2022, 08:44AM ISTSupply: Mirror Now

Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra certified for his maiden World Championships closing with a shocking first try throw of 88.39 metres. Chopra, who has a private better of 89.94m, had competed within the 2017 London World Championships with the hope of at the very least making it to the finals however managed solely 82.26m to fall wanting the automated qualification mark of 83m. The 24-year-old Indian, scorching favorite for a medal, opened the lads’s javelin throw Group A qualification spherical and despatched his spear to 88.39m for his third career-best throw, right here on Thursday. Those that clear 83.50m or 12 greatest performers throughout two qualification spherical teams qualify for the ultimate.

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