There are a lot of individual Indian sports taking place in various corners of the world. Here, we bring you all the latest news from Individual Indian Sports. You can tune in to Sports Al Dente for more such updates. Neeraj Chopra again bagged gold for India at the 2022 Kourtane Games in Finland. His throw of 86.69m on his first attempt won him the prize. Besides, Chopra almost touched the 90m mark at the Paavo Nurmi Games recently. However, the 24-year-old set the National Record with a throw of 89.30m.
Viswanathan Anand nipped any plans of retirement in the bud on Saturday. The Chess GM from India is in the running to be the FIDE vice-president. Also, he mentioned his desire to give back to the sport of chess. Moreover, Anand finished third in the recently concluded 2022 Norway Chess.
HS Prannoy exited at the semi-final stage of the Indonesia Open on Saturday. World no. 23, Prannoy, was up against Zhao Jun Peng from China. Notably, it was the first clash of the two shuttles. Furthermore, it marked Pranoy’s second semis at this event.
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The first news from Individual Indian sports involves Neeraj Chopra. He won the javelin gold on Saturday. He could manage only a single throw on the day. However, it was enough to bag him the first spot. The second throw was a foul. Also, he slipped on the third try. He then opted not to go for the rest of his attempts. Besides, Chopra won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. He will next play in the Diamond League on June 30.
Vishy Anand will keep on playing chess for the times ahead. However, he will curb his time as an active player in the game. Besides, the GM recently grabbed the third spot at the 2022 Norway Chess. Furthermore, he is in consideration for the vice-president spot in the FIDE elections. It will mark the first involvement of an Indian in a top post at FIDE. Also, he shared his views on the 44th Chess Olympiad. He believes it will have an impact along the lines of the 1983 ICC WC win for India.
HS Prannoy is now out of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 event. His loss in the semis came at the hands of Jun Peng. The scoreline read 16-21, 15-21 at the end of 40mins. Nevertheless, the 30-year-old Indian shuttler promises good displays in the future.
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