Back-to-Back Diamond League Titles for Neeraj Chopra

Back-to-Back Diamond League Titles for Neeraj Chopra

On Friday, the Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra victoriously returned after a one-month injury break. He marked his first position in the Lausanne leg of the Diamond League, and this is his second consecutive victory of the particular season in this renowned competition.

It is a remarkable comeback by Neeraj Chopra after he missed three prestigious events due to a muscle strain that he suffered last month during his training process. To win this Diamond Title league, he threw 87.66m in the fifth round.

Though Neeraj Chopra began the game with a foul but followed with a throw of 83.52m and 85.04m. In the fourth round, he started with another foul but he came with his winning throw of 87.66m. A throw of 84.15m was recorded in his sixth and final round.

Julian Weber, a German player stood second as he threw 87.03m whereas, the third position was secured by a player from the Czech Republic Jakub Vadlejch.

In the previous year, Chopra won the Lausanne leg in August and earned his first Diamond League title and a month later he claimed the Diamond League Trophy.

The season opened on May 5, where our Indian sensational player was victorious with a throw of 88.67m though his personal best score is of amazing 89.94m.

In the event of Men’s Long Jump India’s Murali Sreeshankar secured a fifth position with a below-average jump of 7.88m that happened in the third round.

Sreeshankar, a 24-year-old Indian player, marked his debut on the Diamond League Podium with the third spot in the Paris leg on June 9. He scored his career-best jump of 8.41m while playing for National Championships earlier this month in Bhubaneshwar

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