Olympic gold medal winner Neeraj Chopra has secured victory with 88.67 m throw at Doha Diamond League 2023

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  • Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in the season-opening Doha Diamond League with a world leading and career fourth best throw of 89.94 metres.
  • India’s Olympic gold medalist won the Doha Diamond League by a margin of 0.04 metres.
  • While silver medalist Jakub Vadlejch of Czech Republic threw a throw of 88.63m in the second round.
  • Neeraj created history by winning the Diamond League trophy last year.
  • Reigning world champion Anderson Peters of Granada, who won the event here last year with a monster throw of 93.07m, finished third with a modest best of 85.88m.
  • It was the second time that Neeraj Chopra won a Diamond League meeting in his career. His first win came last year in Lausanne.
  • Last year, Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian athlete to become the Diamond League champion by winning the Grand Final in Zurich in September.

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