World Athletics: India’s Neeraj Chopra silver medal, Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem fifth
India’s Neeraj Chopra has won the silver medal in the final stage of the javelin throw event of the ongoing World Athletics Championship in America, while Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan has won the fifth position. Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra won this medal and became the world athletics champion. The ship has made history for India.
He not only became the first Indian to win a silver medal at these world events, but also ended India’s wait of 19 years to win a medal at these events. Before Neeraj, Anju Bobby George won the women’s long jump event in 2003. I won a bronze medal.
Neeraj Chopra’s mother Saroj Devi expressed her happiness on this success. He said that we are very happy that their hard work has paid off. I was sure he would win the medal this time.”In the javelin throw final, Grenada’s Anderson Peters won the gold medal with a javelin throw of 90.54m while Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin 88.13m in his fourth attempt which was It proved to be enough for a silver medal.
Jakob Wadel of the Czech Republic finished third with a bronze medal. He showed his best performance by throwing the javelin at a distance of 88.09 meters.
Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem also participated in this competition. He finished fifth and his best throw was 86.16m which is also his best this season.
It should be noted that Arshad is the first Pakistani athlete to reach the final stage in any category of athletics in these world competitions. Inshallah next time.
Arshad Nadeem, who finished fourth in Group B of the qualifying events with a throw of 71.81 meters in Group B on July 21, finished ninth overall among the 12 athletes who qualified for the final.
Arshad has set a new South Asian Games record by throwing the javelin to a distance of 86.29 meters in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2019, and he improved this record further in Iran during the preparation for the Tokyo Olympics. Based on this, he was able to directly qualify for the Tokyo Olympics last year, where he finished fifth by throwing the javelin at a distance of 84.62 meters. The gold medalist in these events in the Olympics was Neeraj Chopra from India. He created history by achieving this and became the first Indian in track and field events and the second Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympics.