India’s Neeraj Chopra wins Silver & Czechia’s Jakub Vadlejch wins Bronze At World Athletics Championships

Jul 24, 2022

Neeraj Chopra continued to make history for India on Sunday as he followed up his gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Chopra became just the second Indian to win a medal at the World Championships. While Anderson Peters of Grenada won the gold medal with a best throw of 90.54m, Chopra's best attempt was an 88.13m throw that saw him edge Czech Republic's Jakub Vadlejch for the silver medal.

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian track and field athlete who is the reigning Olympic champion and world championship silver medalist in javelin throw. He is the first Asian athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in men's javelin throw.

Our hearty congratulations to Neeraj Chopra and Jakub Vadlejch.