Neeraj Chopra Diamond League 2022
16th Sep, 2022
Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win Diamond League.
About Neeraj Chopra's achievements:
- In 2014, he won the first-ever international medal (silver) in the Youth Olympics Qualification in Bangkok.
- In 2015, he received his first medal in a national senior championship during the Inter-State event in Chennai with a throw of 77.33 metres.
- In 2018, he won the gold medal in Commonwealth Games with a season-best effort of 86.47 metres and threw his personal best of 87.43m at the Diamond League in Doha in the same year.
- In 2021, Neeraj Chopra emerged as India's first track-and-field Olympic gold-medallist. He gave his best throw of 87.58m.
- Neeraj Chopra also became the first Indian to win silver at the world athletics championships in July 2022.
- Neeraj Chopra's standing national record is 89.94m, achieved at the Stockholm Diamond League 2022.
- In September 2022, Neeraj Chopra won the Zurich Diamond League Final 2022 with an 88.44m throw.