Javelin Neeraj Chopra Launcher Suitable for Tokyo 2020 Olympics



New Zealand's Tokyo Indian Olympic Games, Neeraj Chopra, has qualified

The athlete returned to action after recovering from an elbow injury and dropped 87.86m at the North East for North East meeting in South Africa.

The Olympic cut came after confirmation from the Federation of Sports of India (AFI) with their South African counterparts that the event was recognized as an "international meeting", IANS mentionted.

Neeraj is India's promising Olympic champion. The last major international competition was the Jakarta Asian Games in 2018 last August. He had won gold with a national record of 88.06 m.

After dealing with the injury, Neeraj was forced to lose competitive action for most of 2019.

He was expected to compete in the National Open at the end of last year, but AFI has decided to allow Neeraj to take more time to prepare for the competition.