Today, Neeraj Chopra will commence his campaign in the World Athletics Championships 2023. Besides him, two other Indian men’s athletes, DP Manu and Kishore Jena will take part in the Javelin Throw event. India is expecting all 3 players to give their best and Neeraj Chopra will be the favorite to win a medal. Meanwhile, fans are looking forward to catching the live action and they would like to know where to watch Neeraj Chopra match live telecast in India. In this space, you will find out on which TV channel and streaming app you will be able to watch the World Athletics Championships’ Javelin Throw event.
Neeraj Chopra Match Time and Date in India
Neeraj Chopra and DP Manu are placed in Group A and the Neeraj Chopra’s match live telecast will begin at 1:40 PM IST. On the other hand, Group B players including Kishore Jena will commence the qualifying round at 3:15 PM today. A total of 37 Javelin throwers are part of the two groups and 12 of them will make their way to the Final which is scheduled to play on August 27.
Last year, Neeraj Chopra bagged a silver medal in the event and became the first Indian man in the history of the Athletics World Championship to stand on the podium. But this year the Olympic gold medalist is eying the top prize. However, Anderson Peters will again be the top favorite to win the gold. Last year, the Grenadian thrower hit 90.54m to bag the 1st prize. On the other hand, Neeraj has never reached the 90-meter mark in his career. Chopra’s personal best currently reads 89.96m.
Neeraj Chopra Match Live Telecast Channel in India
No broadcaster in India has acquired the TV broadcast rights of the World Athletics Championships. So, unfortunately, the Javelin Throw event in the World Athletics Championships won’t be televised on any TV channel in India. However, Neeraj Chopra’s match can be watched live on the OTT app in India.
Neeraj Chopra World Athletics Match Live Streaming
Jio Cinema will stream Neeraj Chopra’s match live in India. The app can be downloaded on mobile, tablet, and smart TVs. On the other hand, desktop users need to browse the web version to watch Neeraj Chopra’s live match today. It’s worth mentioning that Jio Cinema is streaming World Athletics Championships for free in India.