Neeraj Chopra won the Lausanne Diamond League 2023

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Neeraj-Chopra-won-the-Lausanne-Diamond-League-2023Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra topped the Lausanne Diamond League 2023.

An Overview of the News 

  • Neeraj Chopra achieved the best throw of 87.66m during the competition.

  • He has recently recovered from a hamstring injury sustained during training.

  • Due to injury, he had to withdraw from three events in June: FBK Games, Paavo Nurmi Games and Ostrava Golden Spike.

Men's javelin throw results at 2023 Lausanne Diamond League

  1. Neeraj Chopra (IND) - 87.66m

  2. Julian Weber (GER) - 87.03m

  3. Jakub Vadlejch (CZE) - 86.13m

  4. Oliver Helander (Fin) - 83.50m

  5. Anderson Peters (GRN) - 82.23m

About Diamond League

  • It is an annual series of elite track and field athletic competitions.

  • It consists of the fourteen best invitational athletics meets.

  • The series is regarded as one of the top-level one-day meeting competitions organized by World Athletics.

  • The Diamond League was established in 2010 as a replacement for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Golden League.

  • The IAAF Golden League has been held annually since 1998.

  • The Wanda Group entered into a sponsorship deal with the Diamond League, which resulted in the series being renamed the Wanda Diamond League.

  • The sponsorship deal with Wanda Group was announced in December 2019.

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