Newsroom diaries 2016: How we covered the year's big stories
by FP Sports Jul, 24 2016 IST
Neeraj Chopra from India competes in men's javelin throw during the IAAF World U-20 Championships at the Zawisza Stadium on July 23, 2016 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Getty
Neeraj Chopra with his gold medal at the U20 World Championships after a massive 86.48m throw won him top honours in Poland. Getty
Neeraj Chopra's 86.48m throw was the eighth best amongst all javelin throwers in 2016. Getty
He even manaeged to beat the best time put forward by defending Olympic gold medalist Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago. Getty
But unfortunately, Chopra did not qualify for the Olympics earlier and this score, while enough to secure qualification, isn't applicable since the Rio qualifications are now closed.
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