Neeraj Chopra Breaks National Record

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Neeraj Chopra was confident the javelin throw that won him Olympic gold was a...

National Record when he let it fly on a hot Tokyo evening ten months ago. Chopra...

let out a similar shout on his much-anticipated return to international competition...

on Tuesday in Turku, Finland, as the javelin sliced through the sunlit sky of the...

Finnish city that is regarded as the spiritual birthplace of javelin throw. He...

celebrated by lifting both arms, much like he did in Tokyo. It was certainly a...

National Record this time. Chopra threw an 89.30m effort in only his second...

international competition since the memorable night in Tokyo...

breaking his own national record by more than a metre.

The massive throw helped him finish second on the podium at the Paavo Nurmi...

Games, behind home favourite Oliver Helander, who threw a personal best of...

89.93m. Looking fit and competition-ready after being out of action for nearly 10...

months, more than all of his competitors, the gigantic throw helped him finish...

second behind home favourite Oliver Helander, who threw a personal best of...

89.93m. With a throw of 86.60 metres, Grenada's Anderson Peters finished third.

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