Olympic Gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra, in the latest rankings released by World Athletics, secured the coveted position of the Number One (1) Javelin thrower. This remarkable achievement has further solidified his status as a trailblazer in the world of athletics.
With an impressive lead of 22 points, Neeraj Chopra has surpassed the reigning world champion, Anderson Peter of Grenada, who currently holds the second position on the list.
The 25-year-old athlete from India has embarked on a successful 2023 season, kicking it off with a remarkable victory at the first Diamond League meeting in Doha on May 6, where he achieved a phenomenal throw of 88.67 meters.
Chopra’s stellar performance has garnered global attention, and his upcoming appearances promise to captivate fans even more. On June 4, Chopra will participate in the prestigious Fanny Blankers-Koen Games in Hengelo, the Netherlands, followed by another notable event scheduled for June 13.