Neeraj Chopra wins Doha Diamond League with world-leading throw of 88.67m
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Neeraj Chopra, an Indian javelin thrower, won the Doha Diamond League on May 5, 2023, with a throw of 88.67m in his first attempt. He became the first Indian to win the Diamond Trophy three times. Chopra started his 2023 season on a high note, finishing first in the 10-man men’s javelin game at the Doha Diamond League. The Doha Diamond League 2023 was held at the Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium.
Chopra’s 88.67m throw was the best of the night and helped him earned another gold medal at Doha Diamond. He was not able to go past the 90m mark but came up with the world-leading throw of the season. Jakub Vadlejch finished second with 88.63m in Doha Diamond League.
The victory of Chopra was celebrated by many people across the world, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who congratulated him for his achievement. The Prime Minister tweeted, “First event of the year and first position! With the World lead throw of 88.67m, @Neeraj_chopra1 shines at the Doha Diamond League. Congratulations to him! Best wishes for the endeavors ahead.”
Chopra’s Doha Diamond League triumph invited Twitter reactions from all across the world with Sports Minister, Anurag Thakur Tweeting, “Neeraj Chopra wins!
With a thunderous throw of 88.67m, he dominated the Doha Diamond League and brought glory home. A true champion who has made the nation proud again.
Congratulations Neeraj on this stupendous win!