PM Modi On Neeraj Chopra: India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has created another history. Actually, Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra has won the Diamond League 2022 title. In the final of Diamond League 2022, Neeraj Chopra won the title by throwing the best throw of 88.44 meters. Also, this is the first time that an Indian player has won the title of Diamond League title. PM Narendra Modi has tweeted and congratulated Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on winning the Diamond League 2022 title.
PM Narendra Modi congratulated Neeraj Chopra by tweeting
On Neeraj Chopra winning the Diamond League 2022 title, PM Narendra Modi wrote in his tweet that once again congratulations on creating history and being the first Indian player to win the Diamond League. The PM further wrote that you have shown amazing dedication and consistency. Neeraj Chopra’s consistent success is giving a new direction to Indian athletes. It is worth noting that earlier Neeraj Chopra had made his place in the Neeraj Diamond League final in the years 2017 and 2018, but he could not win the title. Neeraj Chopra was at number 7 in Diamond League 2017, while he was at number 4 in Diamond League 2018.
Congratulations to @Neeraj_chopra1 for scripting history yet again by becoming the first Indian to win the prestigious Diamond League Trophy. He has demonstrated great dedication and consistency. His repeated successes show the great strides Indian athletics is making. pic.twitter.com/dlkXU77Xt5
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 9, 2022
Great comeback after a poor start in the final
It is worth noting that the Diamond League 2022 was organized in Zurich. Neeraj Chopra had a poor start in the final of Diamond League 2022, but later this player made a great comeback. He created history in his second throw and took the lead over all the players by throwing the javelin 88.44 meters away. No player could beat his distance. Neeraj then created history by throwing 88.00 meters in his third attempt, 86.11 meters in the fourth, 87.00 meters in the fifth and 83.60 meters in the sixth attempt.
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