Neeraj Chopra had already won the Diamond League’s Lausanne leg in August of last year. A month later, in the championship game, he went on to capture the Diamond League title. Now Neeraj Chopra finishes 1st at 2023 Lausanne Diamond League with 87.66m throw.
Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra resumed his outstanding form on Friday by winning the prestigious one-day meeting series’ Lausanne leg of the Diamond League, his second straight victory of the season after returning from a one-month injury layoff. Due to a muscle problem he suffered while training last month, the 25-year-old Chopra missed three major competitions. However, he came back strong and won the Diamond League title today with his fifth-round throw of 87.66 metres. He committed a foul before throwing 83.52 and 85.04 metres. In the fourth round, he committed another foul before making his 87.66-meter winning throw. His sixth and last throw measured 84.15 metres.
1.India’s Neeraj Chopra was the first with a best throw of 87.66m,
2.Germany’s Julian Weber was second with a best throw of 87.03m,
3.Czech’s Jakub Vadlejch was at third position with a best throw of 86.13m.
4. Finland’s Oliver Helander was at fourth position with a best throw of 83.50