World Athletics has released the latest rankings, in which Neeraj Chopra has once again brought laurels to India by creating history. In the world rankings, Neeraj has defeated Anderson Peters of Germany. Neeraj has become number-1 javelin thrower.
Indian star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has once again brought laurels to India by creating history. Neeraj Chopra, who won the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics, has now become the No. 1 athlete in the ranking of javelin throw. He achieved this feat on Monday (May 22).
Actually, World Athletics has released the latest rankings, in which Neeraj Chopra has become number-1 in the men’s javelin throw ranking. This Indian star has created history by achieving this ranking for the first time.
According to the latest rankings of World Athletics, Neeraj Chopra currently has 1455 points, which is 22 points more than the current world champion Anderson Peters. Neeraj has defeated Anderson Peters of Granada. Anderson currently has 1433 points. There is also Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan in the top-5 ranking.
🇮🇳's Golden Boy is now the World's No. 1⃣ 🥳
Olympian @Neeraj_chopra1 attains the career-high rank to become World's No. 1⃣ in Men's Javelin Throw event 🥳
Many congratulations Neeraj! Keep making 🇮🇳 proud 🥳 pic.twitter.com/oSW9Sxz5oP
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) May 22, 2023
In the world rankings, after Neeraj and Anderson, Jakob Vadlejch of the Czech Republic is at number three, who has 1416 points. The fourth number is Julian Weber of Germany, who currently has 1385 points. Number-4 is occupied by Arshad Nadeem, who has 1306 marks. There is a lot of difference between Neeraj and Arshad.
Top-5 Athletes of Javelin Throw Ranking
Neeraj Chopra (India) – 1455 points
Angerson Peters (Grenada) – 1433 points
Jakub Vadlejch (Czech Republic) – 1416 points
Julian Weber (Germany) – 1385 points
Arshad Nadeem (Pakistan) – 1306 points
Neeraj will now participate in a tournament in Netherlands
Let us tell you that Neeraj Chopra started his 2023 season by becoming the Diamond League champion held in Doha. In this tournament, Neeraj won the gold medal by throwing a record 88.67 meters. Now Neeraj has to play his next tournament in Hengloe, Netherlands. This tournament is Fanny Blankers-Koen Games, which will start on June 4. After this, Neeraj has to show his skills in Paavo Nurmi Games to be held in Turku, Finland on 13th June.
Neeraj created history by getting India a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics. He has become the first Indian to win gold in Javelin Throw. Neeraj’s wonderful journey continues since this achievement. This year he created history by winning the Diamond League and has now become the World No. 1 javelin thrower.