World Athletics Championships went underway on August 19 in Budapest. So far, 10 out of 49 events have concluded, and the USA leads with 3 gold medals. Spain is in second place with 2 golds, while Ethiopia, Great Britain, Canada, Serbia, and Uganda each have 1 gold medal. However, Indian fans have not found any moment to cheer yet. All eyes are on the Javelin Throw event and fans would like to know Neeraj Chopra’s World Athletics Championships 2023 schedule. Here you will get to know when and where you can watch Neeraj Chopra’s next match.
Neeraj Chopra eyes 2nd World Championships medal
For India, winning a bronze medal at World Athletics Championship is way tougher than winning gold at the Olympics. Currently, Indian track and field athletes don’t rank among the top 10 in the World, Neeraj Chopra is an exception who has emerged as a game-changer for Indian Athletics.
In Tokyo 2020, he became the first Indian since Independence to win an Athletics medal at the Olympics while by bagging a silver in the WAC 2022, he became the first ever Indian man and 2nd Indian after Anju Bobby George to stand on the podium of World Championships.
Once again, Neeraj Chopra is carrying India’s hopes in World Championships. The javelin thrower is determined to reach the 90 meters mark this time. The Haryana-born athlete’s current best throw reads 89.94m which he achieved in Stockholm Diamond League in 2022. It is also a record throw by an Indian in history.
Neeraj Chopra World Athletics Championships 2023 Schedule
Three Indian javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra, DP Manu, and Kishore Kumar Jena are part of Qualification Groups A. All three will commence the qualification stage on August 25 at 1:40 PM IST. If they manage to qualify then they will enter the Final which is scheduled to take place on August 27 and will commence at 11:45 PM IST.
Where to Watch Neeraj Chopra World Athletics Championships 2023 Match Live
Neeraj Chopra’s match in India can be watched via live streaming on the Jio Cinema app. It’s worth telling that the mentioned OTT platform will provide live coverage for free. However, Neeraj Chopra’s event in World Championships won’t be televised on any TV channel in India.