Neeraj Chopra, Eldhose Paul, Rohit Yadav through to finals HIGHLIGHTS: World Athletics Championships, Oregon 2022

Catch Neeraj Chopra, Rohit Yadav, Praveen Chithravel, Eldhose Paul and Abdulla Aboobacker in action in the World Athletics Championships in Eugene.

Updated : Jul 22, 2022 08:37 IST

File Photo of Neeraj Chopra
File Photo of Neeraj Chopra | Photo Credit: -

File Photo of Neeraj Chopra | Photo Credit: -

Welcome to Sportstar’s HIGHLIGHTS of the men’s triple jump and javelin throw qualification Group A and B.

The javelin throw and triple jump finals will take place on Sunday .

- Here is the official full list of finalists. Neeraj finishes second, while Rohit is placed 11th.

Here is the official full list of finalists for triple jump.

Summary: Neeraj Chopra automatically qualified for the final of men’s javelin throw with his first throw of 88.39m. This is the first time Chopra has made the World Championship final. Triple JumperEldhose Paul also through to the finals with his second jump of 16.68. Rohit Yadav’s first throw of 80.42 makes him the second Indian javelin to qualify for the men’s javelin event.

And the triple jump and javelin Group B qualifying event begins!

Javelin Throw Group B Attempt 3:

Rohit Yadav throws a distance of 77.32, but manages to make it to the top 12 and into the finals of the javelin throw.

Triple Jump Attempt 3

Emanuel IHEMEJE’s seasonal best performance helps him leap 17.13 to qualify for the finals. Praveen and Aboobacker’s chances of entering finals comes to an end with jumps of 16.49 and 16.44. Paul jumps 16.34 as his third jump but qualifies for the finals as his second jump guarantees him a spot in final 12.

Javelin Throw Group B Attempt 2:

Yadav fouls and a X is marked against his second attempt.

Triple Jump Attempt 2:

Praveen jumps a 16. 30, while Paul improves his distance to 16. 68 in Group A. Improving by some distance, Aboobacker jumps 16.45. Indians hoping for a chance in the finals as Hugues Fabrice ZANGO and Lázaro MARTÍNEZ directly qualify with 17.15 and 17.06 respectively.

Javelin Throw Group B Attempt 1:

Anderson PETERS and Julian WEBER qualify for the finals with a distance of 89.91 and 87.28 respectively. India’s Rohit throws a distance of 80.42. 

Triple Jump Attempt 1:

Pedro PICHARDO (POR) 17.16 and Yaming ZHU (CHN) 17.08 from Group A qualifies for the finals with the direct qualification being 17.05. India’s Praveen fouls and gets himself a X. Paul is currently placed eighth in Group A with a jump of 16.12. Aboobacker’s 15.92 also lands him in the eight place in Group B.

India’s Praveen Chithravel and Eldhose Paul are in the Group A of the triple jump event, while Abdulla Aboobacker is in Group B.

Here is the official results of the athletes’ performance in the group A of the men’s javelin throw qualification event. Neeraj Chopra qualifies to the finals.

Attempt 1

Neeraj CHOPRA (India) 88.39 (Q)Jakub VADLEJCH (CZH) 85.23 (Q)


Cruz HOGAN (AUS) 69.74

Johan GROBLER (RSA)76.3

Curtis THOMPSON (USA) 81.73



David CARREON (MEX) 77.61

Toni KERÄNEN (FIN) 76.13

Rolands ŠTROBINDERS (LAT) 77.83

Roderick Genki DEAN JPN 79.26

Lassi ETELÄTALO (FIN) 75.41

Alexandru Mihaita NOVAC (ROU) 75.12

Chopra launches the javelin first and throws it 88.39m qualifying in his first throw. His Czech Republic compatriot throws 85.23 and becomes the second direct qualifier to enter the finals of the men’s javelin throw at the world championship. The qualifying performance is 83.50m or at least 12 best performers.

Neeraj’s previous performance-

Neeraj Chopra has broken two consecutive national records and threw a personal best of 89.94m to win a second place in Stockholm Diamond League.

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