Indian athletes have achieved 6 quotas in athletics. But the biggest hope for the medal in this is Haryana’s Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra. India has so far received two medals in athletics at the 1900 Paris Olympics. Norman Pritchard won the silver medal in the 200 meter and 200 meter hurdles. Let us know why Neeraj Chopra is expecting a medal? How is their preparation? How has his recent performance been?
Qualified with a throw of 87.86 meters – Qualified for the Tokyo Olympics at the Athletics Central North East event in January. Here he threw 87.86 meters. He was returning after surgery. Won Gold at Asian Games and Commonwealth in 2018. A throw of 85.38m was thrown by the Rio Olympic bronze medalist.
In 2018 4 Diamonds landed in the league and finished fourth in all. Won Gold Medal in 2016 World Under-20 Championship.
Preparations have been training in Bhubaneswar since 4 December. They were training in Turkey before the lockdown. Started outdoor training in late May.
The challenge will be Rohler and Johannes of Germany. Rohler is the Olympic champion and personal best is 93.90 meters. Johannes’s best is 97.76 meters.