Lausanne (Switzerland), July 1 – Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinched his second straight podium end of the season on the Lausanne leg of the Diamond League in a star-studded discipline on Saturday, media reported.
His fifth try of 87.66m prolonged his lead over others, with Julian Weber of Germany managing solely 87.03m within the final try, Mid-Day reported
With not an excellent starting to his marketing campaign in Lausanne, Chopra started his first try with a foul throw. He registered his first authorized throw within the second try with a throw of 83.52m, however he was positioned third behind Julian Weber (86.20m) and Jakub Vadlejch (84.71m).
The 25-year-old Indian famous person had made an ideal begin to the Diamond League season with a prime podium end in Doha on Could 5 with a fourth career-best throw of 88.67m however suffered a muscle pressure whereas coaching later that month.