Neeraj Chopra is ready to compete in males’s javelin throw on the Paavo Nurmi Video games in Turku Finland, with the checklist that includes World Champion Anderson Peters and World Championship gold medallist Johannes Vetter amongst others.
That is set to be the Olympic gold medallist’s first occasion for the reason that Tokyo Video games final 12 months.
Neeraj had received the Gold Medal in javelin throw on the Olympics, turning into the primary track-and-field athlete to win an Olympic Gold from the nation.
Earlier, Neeraj switched his coaching base from Turkey to Finland forward of three track-and-field competitions in Scandinavia- the Paavo Nurmi Video games, the Kuortane Video games, and the Diamond League (Stockholm).
The Paavo Nurmi Video games, one of many largest track-and-field competitions outdoors the Diamond League, will begin on June 14. Neeraj will sq. off towards Johannes Vetter on day one of many competitors.
The Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) stated the “four-week coaching camp has been sanctioned by the federal government’s Goal Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) and would price the game ministry ₹9.8 lakh (approx.). From Kuortane, Neeraj will then head out to Turku to take part within the Paavo Nurmi Video games, adopted by Kuortane Video games after which Diamond League in Stockholm,” SAI stated.
(with inputs from PTI)