A big blow for Indian fans, the Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Indian Javelin throw star Neeraj Chopra is ruled out from Commonwealth Games 2022 due to Injury. He himself informed about his injury. Indian track and fields 1st medalist in Olympics said I suffered a groin injury during the 4th throw in the finals of Javelin throw event at the World Athletes Championships 2022. After further assessment, he found a niggle. Doctors have suggested he rest.
Neeraj has recently won the first-ever silver medal in the World Athletes Championship 2022. Tokyo Olympics Champion’s silver medal end the 19-year medal drought this time. The last and only time our country won a medal in the tournament was in 2003. Then our women long jumper Anju Bobby George won bronze in Paris by jumping 6.70 meters.
The throw who gave the medal also became the reason of injury
Tokyo Olympics gold medalist had a bad start in the Finals. He throw the distance of 86.37 in his third attempt but it still wasn’t enough to put him in the top 3. But Neeraj bounce back in the 4th attempt the turned around the game in this favor. He throw 88.13m distance this time and jumped the position directly to 2nd place in the 4th Attempt. This effort of the 4th attempt also became the reason for the injury.
Neeraj felt the pleasure of Support
Neeraj Chopra wrote an emotional post. He thanks the Indian fans and the entire country for giving him lots of love and support after winning the medal in the World Athletics Championships 2022. He also showed the sadness of not participating in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Neeraj had the opportunity to take the Indian flag in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games today. But now he can’t participate there too.