New Delhi: Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be seen playing in the javelin throw final of the Tokyo Olympics shortly from now. Neeraj topped his group in the qualification round. In qualification, Neeraj had covered a distance of 86.65 in his first attempt.
Neeraj Chopra’s debut in the Javelin Throw final has been excellent. He has covered a distance of 87.03 meters in his very first attempt. With this, he has thrown the javelin far beyond his qualification record. The special thing is that in the first attempt so far no one has been able to cover more distance than him.
Whole country hopes for gold
The whole country is expecting a gold medal from Neeraj Chopra today. This is because he secured the first number in the qualification round covering a distance of 86.65. Neeraj is a big contender for India to win its first gold medal in Tokyo.
India’s 6 medals so far
India has so far won 6 medals including 2 silver and 4 bronze in Tokyo Olympics. Mirabai Chanu (weight lifting) and Ravi Dahiya (wrestling) won silver medals from India. At the same time, PV Sindhu, Bajrang Punia, Lovlina and the Indian hockey team won the bronze for India.