Best performances by Neeraj Chopra in javelin throw

With the victory, it became India’s first-ever silver medal in the history of the World Championships in athletics and sole another medalist in the WCH was long jump legend Anju Bobby George (Bronze, Paris 2003,6.70m).

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The magical Neeraj Chopra made history by winning silver as India captured its second-ever medal at the World Athletics Championships with a best throw of 88.13 metres.

With this victory, it became India’s first-ever silver medal in the history of the World Championships in athletics and sole another medalist in the WCH was long jump legend Anju Bobby George (Bronze, Paris 2003,6.70m).

Neeraj’s first throw was off-target. His second throw was underwhelming, measuring only 82.39m. Although he seemed to be feeling down about himself, his third throw, which covered 86.37 metres, gave him the boost he needed to get back up. He started to believe, and with the fourth throw, which covered 88.13 metres, he came back hard.

Social media was flooded with all hails for the champion. On this account, let us have a look at the top throws by Neeraj Chopra at the International level in men’s javelin.

The best throw by Neeraj Chopra was 89.94 metres, which he made on June 30, 2022, at the Stockholm Diamond League in Sweden. The score is both Neeraj Chopra’s personal best and the men’s national record in India.

Neeraj Chopra also held the previous three national marks, which were 89.30m at the Paavo Nurmi Games 2022, and 88.07m at the Indian Grand Prix 3 in Patiala in 2021, and 88.06m at the Asian Games in Jakarta in 2018.