World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final

World Athletics Championships LIVE: Neeraj Chopra at Athletics World Championships LIVE: All eyes will be Neeraj Chopra at the upcoming World Athletics…

World Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra Date with History on Sunday, 10 unknown facts about the world top javelin thrower
World Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra Date with History on Sunday, 10 unknown facts about the world top javelin thrower

World Athletics Championships LIVE: Neeraj Chopra at Athletics World Championships LIVE: All eyes will be Neeraj Chopra at the upcoming World Athletics Championships, starting July 15. Tokyo Olympics gold medallist is best hope for a medal at the Oregon Worlds for India. The men’s javelin throw at World Championship is scheduled to start with the qualification rounds on July 21. The final is scheduled for scheduled for July 23. Follow World Athletics Championships live updates with InsideSports.IN

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As per the official website, the men’s javelin throwers will be divided into two groups A and B. Both the throws are scheduled in the afternoon session. The best eight throwers will compete in the gold medal round.

World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final
World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final

World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final

Neeraj Chopra in good form: There is expectations on Neeraj Chopra to bring his A game for more than one reasons. After the Tokyo gold, fans in India expect him to deliver whenever he throws that spear. To be fair, he has done that.

He has only featured in three events in 2022. His performances have been impressive. He has come close to the much-talked about 90m mark twice. In the three events, he featured, he collected two silver and one gold. This has once again increased the expectation on him to bring him a medal, if possible, gold, from Oregon.

His show post Tokyo Olympics

  • Won silver with a throw of 89.30m at Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland (June)
  • Won gold with 86.69m at Kurotane Games in Finland (June)
  • Won silver with 89.94m at the Diamond Stockholm Diamond League (July)

World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final

The last throw of 89.94 has been his best ever throw in his career, a national record as well. With such a throw, just six cms shy of the 90m mark, there has been talks about the possibility of Neeraj breaching the 90m mark.

Irrespective of whether Neeraj throws the spear 90m or not, it is the gold medal, which will matter the most to him and India.

World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final
World Athletics Championships LIVE: When will Neeraj Chopra compete at World Championships, Check date, time for javelin throw qualification and final

When does the men’s javelin throw event kickoff?

It is scheduled for July 21. It is Day 7 of the World Championships.

What time does the event start?

5:05 pm local time (5:35am IST) – Qualification for Group A

6:35 pm local time (7:05 am IST)  – Qualification for Group B

When is the final scheduled?

It is scheduled for July 23, It is Day 9 of the World Championships.

What time is the final?

6:35 pm local time (7:05 am IST)

 

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