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Neeraj Chopra creates history, first Indian to win gold at World Atheletics Championship

India’s golden boy Neeraj Chopra has created history. He has become the first Indian athlete to win gold at the World Athletics Championships. Neeraj targeted the gold medal with a throw of 88.17 meters in the Javelin Throw event at the National Athletics Center in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. There are a total of six attempts i.e. rounds in the final and Neeraj threw 88.17 meters in the second round itself. Since then he was maintaining the lead in the points table and this lead was maintained till the end.

A champion in Olympics, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Diamond League, this player had not only won gold in the World Athletics Championships before this tournament, but now he has a gold medal in his bag. Neeraj’s six attempted fouls were 88.17m, 86.32m, 84.64m, 87.73m and 83.98m.

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