Neeraj Chopra became the first Javelin thrower from India to enter the Olympics Final. The Javelin thrower, on Wednesday, made sure that the Indian hopes, of a medal from Athletics are kept alive. Neeraj, his very first throw in the Qualification round cleared the qualifying distance of 83.50m to enter the finals of the event. In this article, you’ll get to know about the details of Neeraj Chopra’s Next Match in the Olympics.
Chopra has made the Indians expect highly from him after his heroic performance in the qualification round. He threw the Javelin as far as 86.65m and entered the finals straight away, in a single attempt. At the end of the Qualification round, Neeraj stood at the top of the table, above the World no.1 Johannes Vetter. The current world no. 2 and 3, Marcin Krukowski and Keshorn Walcott respectively got eliminated in the Qualification round itself. This makes Neeraj one of the top contenders to grab a medal in the Finals.
Neeraj Chopra’s Next Match in Tokyo Olympics 2020
The highly-anticipated final match of Neeraj Chopra will carry the hopes of a billion Indians. Currently, Neeraj Chopra is the biggest hope for India to get a medal from Athletics. The Javelin throw finals will start at 4:30 PM IST on August 7. A total of 12 Athletes will compete against each other in the Finals of the Javelin Throw. Neeraj Chopra is number 2 on the starting list after Moldova’s A Mardare.
DATE: August 7
TIME: 4:30 PM IST
Besides Neeraj Chopra of India, these are the other 11 finalists – A. Mardare (Moldova), K. Amb (Sweden), A.M. Novac (Romania), V. Veselý (Czech Republic), J. Weber (Germany), L. Etelatalo (Finland), J. Vetter (Germany), A. Nadeem (Pakistan), P. Mialeshka (Belarus), J.Vadlejch (Czech Republic), A.Katkavets(Belarus)
Live Telecast of Javelin Throw Finals
The Sony Sports Network will telecast the Javelin Throw Finals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Live in India. It will be telecasted live on the Sony TEN 2 HD/SD and Sony TEN 1 HD/SD channels of the Sony Network. Doordarshan will also provide the live telecast of the event to the Indian Viewers. The Online Viewers can Stream the next match of Neeraj Chopra Live on SONY LIV.