Gold Claimed By Neeraj Chopra At Asian Games 2018, Jakarta
- Neeraj Chopra knocked for Gold
- first Indian Javelin-thrower to win gold
- Covered 88.06-meter distance
Indian athlete, Neeraj Chopra claimed Gold at Asian Games. Neeraj Chopra won the gold for Javelin throw. Setting a new national record, Neeraj Chopra has won the Gold for India. This is the first gold of India at Javelin throw, Asian games 2018 Jakarta.
The won gold on day 9 adds thee8th gold for India at the 18th Asian games. Looking for the best, Neeraj Chopra has done it in his third attempt. A distance of 88.06 meters was covered by the athlete. Where he was fouled at the second attempt and the first attempt over 83.46 meters distance.
The gold added the second gold for Javelin throw event in the history of Asian Games. The first ever old in this particular event of Men’s Javelin throw was won by Gurtej Singh. He claimed bronze for the event in the year of 1982, at New Delhi, India.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, encouraging the athletes have tweeted for Neeraj Chopra,
Have a look:
NEERAJ CHOPRA creates a NATIONAL RECORD WITH HIS GOLDEN THROW!
Unstoppable @Neeraj_chopra1 shatters a national record to claim a 🥇in men’s Javelin Throw at the #ASIANGAMES2018. His consistent performance speaks volumes about his hard work! WAY TO GO NEERAJ 🎉🎉🌟🌟 #KheloIndia pic.twitter.com/q7GDhsSN8d
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 27, 2018
In the event of Men’s Javelin throw, Asian Games 2018, where the gold was won by Neeraj Chopra with 88.06 meters distance coverage, at the same time, Liu Quizhen and Arshad Nadeem were the second and third position holders, at the event.
The Chinese athlete Liu Quizhen covered the total distance of 82.22 meters and claimed the silver for China, at the main event of Men’s Javelin throw. Whereas, the Pakistani athlete, Arshad Nadeem won the bronze with 80.75 meters covered distance.
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