Reigning Olympic and world champion Neeraj Chopra will instantly compete within the males’s javelin throw remaining on the Federation Cup 2024, held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, on Wednesday. Neeraj will compete in a home match in India for the primary time since successful the gold medal on the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. He missed home competitions in 2022 and 2023 attributable to coaching and collaborating in occasions overseas. The final time Neeraj Chopra competed in India was on the Federation Cup in March 2021, the place he received the gold with a throw of 87.80m.

Neeraj Chopra enters the match after ending second within the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 88.36m. It stays to be seen if he’ll go all out to interrupt his nationwide document (presently 89.94m) and try to breach the 90m mark, contemplating the short turnaround from Doha. Alongside Chopra, Kishore Kumar Jena can also be on the entry listing for javelin. Jena, from Kothasahi in Odisha’s Puri district, recorded a private better of 87.54m to win silver on the Asian Video games in Hangzhou final yr and safe his spot for the Olympics.

Nationwide File: Neeraj Chopra – 89.94m
Meet File: Neeraj Chopra – 87.80m in 2021

The 28-year-old Jena had a disappointing begin to the season in Doha, ending ninth with 76.31m, and can intention to carry out higher in entrance of dwelling followers. In line with the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) guidelines, athletes who’ve thrown over 75m will instantly compete within the javelin remaining on Wednesday. Three extra athletes will qualify for the ultimate by way of the preliminary spherical.

The qualification necessities will even enable Asian Athletics Championships silver medallist DP Manu to compete instantly within the finals. Former Asian Athletics Championships silver medalist Shivpal Singh will even compete in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. Other than the 4, Pramod, Rohit Kumar, Uttam Patil, Kunwer Singh Rana, and Manjinder Singh are the opposite 5 athletes who’ve been given a straight entry for the lads’s javelin throw remaining on the Federation Cup 2024 in Bhubaneswar.

When will the Federation Cup 2024 javelin throw finals start?

The Federation Cup 2024 javelin throw occasion will start at 7 p.m. IST on Wednesday, Could 15, 2024.

The place to look at the Federation Cup 2024 Javelin Throw Finals on TV in India?

The Federation Cup 2024 javelin throw occasion won’t be broadcast on any tv channel.

The place to look at the Federation Cup 2024 javelin throw finals in India?

The Athletics Federation of India will stream the Federation Cup 2024 javelin throw occasion stay on its YouTube channel.

The place to look at the stay updates of the Federation Cup 2024 javelin throw finals?

You’ll be able to observe all stay updates from the lads’s javelin remaining on www.indiatoday.in/sports activities from 7 pm.

JAVELIN THROW FINAL START LIST

Manu D P
Neeraj Chopra
Kishore Kumar Jena
Shivpal Singh
Parmod
Uttam Balasaheb Patil
Rohit Kumar
Kunwer Ajairaj Singh R
Manjinder Singh
Bibin Antony
Vikas Yadav
Vivek Kumar

Revealed By:

Saurabh Kumar

Revealed On:

Could 15, 2024



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