Neeraj Chopra qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the Athletics Central North East Meeting League, making an impressive return to the circuit after recovering from an elbow injury. The 22-year-old Indian, breached the Olympic qualification mark of 85m in his fourth attempt and secured the top place at the international event. Neeraj’s last major international competition was the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games last August where he won gold with a national record of 88.06m.

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