Neeraj Chopra becomes the first Indian to win Diamond League title

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra made athletics history on August 26, 2022 becoming the first Indian to win a Diamond League event.

The victory also helped Chopra to qualify for the Diamond League finals in Zurich next month.

Chopra qualified for the Diamond League Finals in Zurich on September 7 and 8, and also became the first Indian to do so.

Chopra, who skipped the recent Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with an injury, had three valid throws in the event.

Chopra also qualified for the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary by breaching the 85.20m qualifying mark.

Source: The Hindu