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2022 World Athletics Championships Day 9 LIVE: Neeraj Chopra wins silver with 88.13m throw - Updates, Results, Scores, Blog

Follow us for all the LIVE updates from Day 9 of the 2022 World Athletics Championships as Neeraj Chopra has become the second Indian to win a medal from the Championships.

Neeraj Chopra Javelin Throw National Record
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Neeraj Chopra (Source: Wanda Diamond League)

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Updated: 22 Aug 2022 10:02 AM GMT

Ending a 19-year-long wait, Neeraj Chopra became the second Indian to secure a medal for India in javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships, as he won silver with a clutch 88.13m throw on his fourth attempt. The only other time an Indian won a medal at the Worlds was Anju Bobby George (bronze) in 2003.

Anderson Peters of Grenada took the gold with three 90m+ throws and a final hurl of 90.54 in the last attempt. Jakub Vadlejch secured the bronze with a 88.09m throw.


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