Neeraj Chopra

India's javelin superstar Neeraj Chopra added to his career by winning a silver medal at the World Athletics Championships final in Eugene, Oregon.

Neeraj Chopra

The 24-year-old, who is the reigning Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Olympic defending champion, 

Neeraj Chopra

was second to Grenada's Anderson Peters in the 12-man final, which also included Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem.

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra added a second medal for India in the history of the World Athletics Championships.

Neeraj Chopra

After Anju Bobby George's bronze medal, Chopra went on to win a silver medal in the javelin final in the 2022 edition. His best throw was 88.13 metres.

Neeraj Chopra

The Tokyo gold medalist made a slow start to her game, starting with a foul throw. His second recorded a distance of 82.39 metres. 

Neeraj Chopra

Slowly, he came back into the groove and recorded the highest throw in the final in his fourth attempt.

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra could not put up a good fight with Grenada's Anderson Peters in the end as the Indian's last 

Neeraj Chopra

two attempts failed. Peters threw a massive 90.54m in his sixth and final world title attempt.

Neeraj Chopra

Sports enthusiasts, journalists, as well as public figures in and around India tweeted their congratulations for the athlete as Twitter was flooded with celebratory messages.