India’s ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win a Diamond League Meet and claim the top spot at Lausanne Diamond League with the best throw of 89.08m.
Olympic champion and World Championships silver medallist Neeraj Chopra returned to competition in style by winning the Lausanne Diamond League. He also sealed his spot in the Diamond League final to be held in Zurich in the first week of September. Friday was the first time Chopra finished first in a Diamond League event and he will now get a chance to be a Diamond League champion in the javelin throw.
Top finish with 89.08m at Lausanne Diamond League 🔥
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