World Athletics Championships: Three Indians including Neeraj Chopra made it to the finals
Indian players are witnessing a stellar performance in the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Eugene on Friday. Tokyo Olympics gold medalist javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra and Rohit Yadav have qualified for the finals.
Apart from these two athletes, Aldos Paul has also made it to the medal round of the triple jump. Aldos Paul made history in the triple jump. He became the first Indian athlete to make it to the triple jump final of the World Championship. Aldos Paul jumped 16.68 meters.
On the other hand, Neeraj Chopra threw a javelin for a distance of 88.39 meters in the very first attempt. This enabled him to make it to the finals. He had to cover only 83.50 meters for automatic qualification.
At the same time, athlete javelin thrower Rohit Yadav of Banaras Rail Engine Factory (Bereka) entered the finals by covering a distance of 80.42 meters in his first attempt.