The 2023 edition of the World Athletics Championships came to a close on Sunday, with some memorable performances from the Indian contingent. From Neeraj Chopra’s gold medal-winning throw to Parul Choudhary’s national record-shattering performance, Sportstar takes you through the final day of the event.
Remember the names! : The Indian quartet of Anas Yahiya, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal Variyathodi (2nd from left) and Rajesh Ramesh (2nd from left, in front) finished fifth with 2:59.92s. Earlier in the qualifiers, they shattered the Asian record, clocking 2:59:05 seconds
Flamboyant: D.P. Manu’s 84.14m effort helped him finish fifth, behind compatriot Kishore Jena.
Gaining spotlight: India’s Kishore Jena finished fifth in mens javelin with a 84.77m throw.
Mission Paris: Parul Chaudhary finished 11th in women’s 3000m steeplechase final with a new National Record of 9:15.31s and qualified for the Paris Olympics. Credits: Jio Cinema
Superstardom: With golds in Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Olympics, Diamond League and now World Athletics Championships, Neeraj’s medal cabinet has seen it all.
Rivals, not enemies: Javelin gold medallist Neeraj Chopra of India with Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem, who clinched silver.
He’s done it again: Neeraj Chopra won India’s first-ever gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Sunday with an effort of 88.17m in men’s javelin throw final.
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