'It is diamond for Neeraj Chopra' - Fans thrilled after Neeraj Chopra wins the historic gold in the Diamond League

Indian sports fans celebrated historic gold of Neeraj Chopra by heaping their praises on him through social media. They took to Twitter for..

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In a celebrating piece of news for the ardent sports fans in India, Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has created history in the Diamond League by winning a historic gold meal. The 24-year-old javelin prodigy finished recording his highest throw in the competition of javelin throw with a distance of up to 88.44.


Neeraj overpassed Jakub Vadleich of the Czech Republic and Julian Webber of Germany to create history for the Indian contingent. Although, the start for Chopra was not that much expected as he ended up doing a foul in the first attempt. In the first attempt, German javelin thrower Vadleich reached the distance of 84.15m with his throw. But after that, Neeraj’s second throw of 88.44m remained unbeaten till the end of the competition.

Indian sports fans celebrated Neeraj’s historic gold by heaping their praises on him through social media. They took to Twitter for appreciating the Rohtak-based sensation.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the historic gold of Neeraj Chopra:

Speaking of the previous achievements of Neeraj, then he bagged a remarkable gold in the Tokyo Olympics 2021. Earlier, he also clinched gold in the Asian Games of 2018 alongside another gold medal in the Commonwealth Games of 2018 held on the Gold Coast.

In an interview, Neeraj also said that he would want to win a gold medal in the Diamond Trophy to complete a perfect set of gold medals in the Javelin throw at the international level.

Discussing his last appearances in the Diamond League, then he finished seventh in 2017 and then fourth in 2018. This time he finally ended the wait for a gold medal for India in the Diamond League. Notably, the star javelin thrower had to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games of 2022 held in Birmingham due to an injury.

Before World Athletics Championship, Neeraj finished at his individual best of 89.94m throw in the first leg of the Diamond League at Stockholm.