Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra, on
Thursday, broke his own national record
at the Stockholm Diamond League after
throwing a record 89.94m.
In June, Chopra set a new national record
in men's javelin throw at the Paavo Nurmi
Games in Finland. Neeraj came up with a
throw of 89.30m.
A look at his six throws at the Diamond
League - First: 89.94, Second: 84.37,
Third: 87.46, Fourth: 84.77, Fifth: 86.67,
No Indian javelin thrower has ever breached
the 90m-mark. Chopra will compete at the
World Championships scheduled to be held
from July 15 to 24 in Eugene, USA.
In 2021, Chopra became the second Indian
to clinch an individual Olympic gold after
Abhinav Bindra. Chopra claimed Independent
India's first medal in athletics.