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Olympian Neeraj Chopra wins Lausanne Diamond League 2023

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra obtained, Olympian Neeraj Chopra wins Lausanne Diamond League 2023..........


Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra obtained the top spot in Lausanne Diamond League 2023 with a best throw of 87.66 m.

Overview of the news

  • Neeraj Chopra looked a little out of sorts on his first attempt, which was ruled a foul. He opened his account with a throw of 83.52m in his second attempt, which put him in third place behind Julian Weber (86.20m) and Jakub Vadlejch (84.71m).
  • Chopra won his first Diamond League Trophy when he won the Lausanne leg in August 2022. He went on to win the Diamond League Trophy in the final later that year. The Tokyo Olympic gold medallist had won the Diamond League meeting in Doha on May 5 with a throw of 88.67 metres.

Lausanne Diamond League 2023 men’s javelin throw results

No.AthleteBest Throw
1Neeraj Chopra (IND)87.66m
2Julian Weber (GER)87.03m
3Jakub Vadlejch (CZE)86.13m
4Oliver Helander (FIN)83.50m
5Anderson Peters (GRN)82.23m
6Artur Felfner (UKR)81.89m
7Keshorn Walcott (TTO)81.85m
8Patriks Gailums (LAT)79.45m
9Curtis Thompson (USA)74.75m

Murali Sreeshankar finishes fifth in men’s long jump

India’s Murali Sreeshankar, meanwhile, finished fifth in the men’s long jump event with a best effort of 7.88m.

Murali Sreeshankar’s attempts at Lausanne Diamond League 2023:

7.75m, 7.63m, 7.88m, 7.59m, 7.66m

Heading into the Athletissima 2023, Murali Sreeshankar had qualified for the upcoming World Athletics Championships in the men’s long jump event with a personal best of 8.41m at the recently concluded National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships 2023 in Bhubaneswar.

Sreeshankar’s mark in Bhubaneswar was just 0.01m off compatriot Jeswin Aldrin’s national record and world-leading mark of 8.42m achieved in March.

Jeswin Aldrin was in the initial entry list for the Lausanne Diamond League 2023 but the 21-year-old pulled out citing fitness issues.

Lausanne Diamond League 2023 men’s long jump results

No.AthleteBest Jump
1LaQuan Nairn (BAH)8.11m
2Miltiadis Tentoglou (GRE)8.07m
3Yuki Hashioka (JAP)7.98m
4Simon Ehammer (SUI)7.97m
5Murali Sreeshankar (IND)7.88m
6Filip Pravdica (CRO)7.83m
7Cheswill Johnson (SA)7.78m
8Thobias Montler (SWE)7.75m
9Mattia Furlani (ITA)7.73m

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Olympian Neeraj Chopra wins Lausanne Diamond League 2023,Olympian Neeraj Chopra wins Lausanne Diamond League 2023

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