Articles about Javelin Throw

Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

09 May 2022

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Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

Indian javelin thrower, Annu Rani, claimed a gold medal on Sunday in the fourth AFI Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition in Jamshedpur.

Don't make it an issue: Neeraj Chopra on Pakistan's Nadeem

26 Aug 2021

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Don't make it an issue: Neeraj Chopra on Pakistan's Nadeem

India's javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, urged people to not indulge in propaganda after his comments on Pakistan's javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem were blown out of proportion on social media.

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

04 Aug 2021

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Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

Medal contender Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian javelin thrower to enter the finals of the Olympic Games with a stunning throw of 86.65m in his opening attempt that put him on top of the qualification round in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Devendra Jhajharia books Paralympics berth with a record throw

01 Jul 2021

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Devendra Jhajharia books Paralympics berth with a record throw

India's greatest Paralympian, javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, rewrote his own world record once again as he punched his ticket for the Tokyo Paralympics during a national selection trial.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal

07 Jun 2021

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Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal

Olympic-bound star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has reached Portugal to take part in an event in Lisbon on June 10, which will mark his return to international competition after more than a year.

Need to participate in competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

12 May 2021

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Need to participate in competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

Olympic-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said he is desperate for some competition ahead of the Tokyo Games given that two years have simply been wasted because of injury and the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

29 Aug 2019

Sports
National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.

#AsianParaGames: Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary opens India's first gold account

08 Oct 2018

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#AsianParaGames: Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary opens India's first gold account

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary today clinched India's first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games, finishing on top in the men's F42-44/61-64 category in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Neeraj Chopra gives India 1st javelin gold in Asiad history

27 Aug 2018

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Neeraj Chopra gives India 1st javelin gold in Asiad history

Neeraj Chopra today became the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal as he shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m in 18th Asian Games at Jakarta today.

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

30 Jul 2018

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Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been amongst the medals in recent times.

#IndiaProudAgain: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at French meet

18 Jul 2018

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#IndiaProudAgain: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at French meet

India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France yesterday, beating 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott.

CWG 2018: Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for finals

13 Apr 2018

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CWG 2018: Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for finals

Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Friday qualified for the finals of his event at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after achieving the qualifying mark in just his first throw to finish second in his group.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

13 Aug 2017

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World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

11 Aug 2017

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World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.