Lausanne, Aug 27 Neeraj Chopra on Friday completed first at the Lausanne Diamond League, changing into the first Indian to clinch the highest spot in a Diamond League meet, after registering an 89.08m throw in his first try.
The Olympic gold medallist couldn’t higher his throw within the second try, registering a distance of 85.18m. Chopra, who skipped his third throw, had made a foul throw in his fourth try.
He threw 80.04m in his remaining try.
Within the Stockholm Diamond League earlier this yr, Chopra had thrown a private better of 89.94m and had completed second.
Together with his Friday’s efficiency, he has now certified for the Diamond League remaining on September 7-8 in Zurich, Switzerland, in addition to the the 2023 World Championships, which has a qualification mark of 85.20m.
Chopra is at the fourth spot within the Diamond League factors desk with seven factors. Notably, solely the highest six with most factors at the tip of Diamond League qualify for the ultimate.
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