Neeraj Chopra National Record: TOP achievements of record-breaking javelin star, in pics

Continuing his brilliant form, Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra broke the national record again with a throw of 89.94m to finish second in the Stockholm Diamond League 2022 in Sweden on Thursday (June 30). The Indian javelin ace fell just six centimetres short of the elusive 90m mark but he bettered his personal best of 89.30m, set earlier this month at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at Neeraj Chopra's top achievements till date.

Neeraj Chopra holds world record in junior championships

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Neeraj Chopra holds world record in junior championships

Neeraj Chopra’s winning throw of 86.48m at the junior championships in Poland also set the new under-20 world record, beating the 84.69m mark established by the previous holder, Latvia's Zigismunds Sirmais. (Source: Twitter)

Neeraj Chopra is first Indian to bag gold at athletics World Championships

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Neeraj Chopra is first Indian to bag gold at athletics World Championships

Neeraj Chopra’s gold medal win at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, was a milestone moment in the future Olympic champion’s career. Neeraj became first Indian to bag gold at World Championships. (Source: Twitter)

Neeraj Chopra is the first track and field athlete from India to win Olympics gold

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Neeraj Chopra is the first track and field athlete from India to win Olympics gold

Neeraj Chopra is the first track and field athlete from India to win Olympics gold. Neeraj achieved this at the Tokyo Olympics last year. (Source: Twitter)

Neeraj Chopra finished second in the Diamond League

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Neeraj Chopra finished second in the Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra finished second in the Diamond League with a throw of 89.94m. World champion Anderson Peters of Grenada broke the 16-year-old meet record with a huge 90.31m throw in his third attempt. (Source: Twitter)

Neeraj Chopra set a new National record in Javelin throw

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Neeraj Chopra set a new National record in Javelin throw

Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra smashed his own national record with a throw of 89.94m in the Stockholm Diamond League. (Source: Twitter)

Jan Zelezny has the world record in Javelin throw

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Jan Zelezny has the world record in Javelin throw

Czech Republic's Jan Zelezny holds the world record for javelin throw. Zelezny threw the javelin 98.48m back in May 1996. (Source: Twitter)

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