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Who wins Lausanne Diamond League Meet title in Javelin throw?
Johannes Vetter
Neeraj Chopra
Thomas Röhler
Anderson Peters

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Neeraj Chopra

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Friday(26th Aug 2022) scripted history by winning the Lausanne Diamond League with a best throw of 89.04 metres in his first attempt. He became the first Indian to clinch a Diamond League Meet title.

With this victory, Chopra qualified for Diamond League Finals in Zurich. The Zurich finals will be held on September 7. The 24-year-old also qualified for the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Chopra qualified for the tournament by breaching the 85.20 metres qualifying mark in his first attempt.

It was Chopra's first competition since winning silver in this year's World Championship in Oregon. He pulled out of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games due to a "minor" groin injury which he suffered during the World Championship last month..

Source : Times now News

Published On : August 27, 2022
Category : Sports