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Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra wins gold medal in Lisbon

11 June 2021 | TITN Team

Neeraj_chopra1India’s Neeraj Chopra won the javelin gold medal in the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa in Lisbon on Thursday, with a toss of 83.18 meters recorded with his 6th and last attempt.

In the field of five Portuguese contenders, 23-year-old Chopra’s best toss was 83.18m, which ended up being a gold award-winning exertion as different contenders bombed cross the 80m imprint.

Chopra’s initial toss was 80.71m while his second and third attempts were no tosses.

He neglected to get a decent beat in the fourth and could just record a toss of 78.50m. His fifth endeavor also was no toss while the last and 6th toss was 83.18m.

Chopra has a season-best of 88.07m recorded in March in Patiala.

Lisbon competition denoted Chopra’s re-visitation of unfamiliar soil after almost a year and a half.