Neeraj Chopra advances to the finals of the 2023 World Athletics Championships and earns a spot in the Paris Olympics.

World Athletics Championships 2023: Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Paris Olympics 2024 in addition to securing a spot in the finals.

Neeraj Chopra, an Olympic gold medallist, advanced to the World Athletics Championships finals on Friday after throwing a javelin 88.77 meters. Neeraj Chopra has also qualified for the Paris Olympics in 2024 thanks to his seat in the finals. Neeraj Chopra gave the fourth-best performance of his career and his best of the season.

Neeraj Chopra’s outstanding throw also secured him a spot in the 2024 Paris Olympics, where competitors must throw a minimum of 85.50 meters to qualify. The National Olympic Committee, however, has the final say on whether an athlete will earn a position in the NOC team for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Meeting the Olympic entrance requirements is only one aspect of the selection process.

Neeraj Chopra advances to the finals of the 2023 World Athletics Championships and earns a spot in the Paris Olympics.

Only Julian Webber of Germany (82.39m) managed to throw the javelin farther than 80 meters in the opening round, surpassing Neeraj Chopra.

Neeraj Chopra, the star of the Tokyo Olympics, finished second to Anderson Peters in the qualifying A round of the World Athletics Championships last year after the latter turned in a below-par effort with a throw of 78.49 meters after three attempts.

DP Manu, another rising star from India in the javelin throw, finished third behind Julian Webber with his best throw at a distance of 81.31 meters. DP Unless nine other competitors throw better than Manu during qualification B, Manu also has a good chance of making it to the World Athletics Championships finals.

Strong with the surroundings

Neeraj Chopra’s amazing throw occurred while all other athletes battled against atmospheric circumstances that limited their throw due to dense air and opposing crosswinds. Long javelin distances were difficult to complete under these circumstances.

Neeraj is aiming for gold this year, and given his stellar resume, he has every chance in the world of succeeding. In addition to his glorious achievement as a Diamond League champion and a brilliant gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, he is a recipient of gold medals from both the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games.

Neeraj Chopra advances to the finals of the 2023 World Athletics Championships and earns a spot in the Paris Olympics.

Meeting the entry standard is only one step in the qualification procedure for the Olympics. Athletes’ selection for the NOC squad for the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 is ultimately up to the National Olympic Committee.

India’s national record in the long jump is held by Neeraj Chopra, the Tokyo 2020 champion and silver medalist at the 2022 World Championships. The Indian javelin ace set a new season-best at the Doha Diamond League in May with an 88.67.

Neeraj Chopra remarked after qualifying for the final, “I had a few excellent throws during my warm-up and I felt optimistic that I would make it past the first round.

Neeraj stated, “I haven’t competed much this year because I wanted to guard against injuries before this competition.” At the Sunday world championships final, I’ll give it everything.

Javelin finalists are Manu DP and Kishore Jena

Manu DP, an Indian athlete, age 23, who competed in Group A alongside Neeraj Chopra, finished sixth overall in both groups and earned a spot in the final with a throw of 81.31 meters.

Manu DP, who has a personal best of 84.35 meters, stated that his goal was to reach the 85-meter mark.”My goal was to beat my previous record; I wasn’t thinking about the outcome.

“I did not have the best warm-ups before the start, and I think that affected my performance today,” the Indian continued. “Let’s see how the final goes,”

With an 80.55m throw, Kishore Jena, who was competing in Group B, also qualified for the 12-man final. In the standings, he came in eighth.

Neeraj Chopra advances to the finals of the 2023 World Athletics Championships and earns a spot in the Paris Olympics.

Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan, the Commonwealth Games champion, came in second place overall to Neeraj Chopra with a throw of 86.79 meters on his final try. Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic, who won the silver medal in Tokyo 2020, finished third with a distance of 83.50. German thrower Julian Weber, the champion of Europe, finished fourth with 82.39 meters.

Anderson Peters of Grenada, the 2022 world champion, had a bad day and his best throw only reached a distance of 78.49 meters. He placed 16th out of 36 competitors, missing out on a spot in the final.

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