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World Athletics Championships 2023: Neeraj Chopra qualify for Javelin final and Paris Olympic 2024

Placed in a group A qualifier, star Indian javelin thrower and Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the World Athletics Championship 2023 final with a season best throw of 88.77 m in his first attempt of Friday. By achieving the mark he has also sealed the Paris Olympic qualification mark.

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Neeraj Chopra qualified for the men’s javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Friday by turning in the performance of the season and the fourth-best effort of his career.

Placed in a group A qualifier, star Indian javelin thrower and Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the World Athletics Championship 2023 final with a season best throw of 88.77 m in his first attempt of Friday. By achieving the mark he has also sealed the Paris Olympic qualification mark.

Apart from Neeraj Chopra, only Germany’s Julian Webber (82.39m) managed to throw the javelin beyond 80 meters in the first round.

The star of the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra missed the gold in the last edition of the World Athletics Championships and came second behind Anderson Peters who displayed subpar performance during the qualification A round this year as he threw 78.49m after three attempts.

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