Neeraj Chopra's WR Gold medal winning javelin throw at the IAAF U20 Championships

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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

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Neeraj Chopra with his gold medal at the U20 World Championships after a massive 86.48m throw won him top honours in Poland. Getty

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Neeraj Chopra's 86.48m throw was the eighth best amongst all javelin throwers in 2016. Getty

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He even manaeged to beat the best time put forward by defending Olympic gold medalist Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago. Getty

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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.


Updated Date: Jul 24, 2016 15:16 PM

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