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World Athletics Championship: Anu Rani disappointed, now hope from Neeraj Chopra and Rohit Yadav

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Anu Rani finished seventh in the final
Neeraj Chopra will enter the final on Sunday
Anu Rani reached the final for the second time in a row

New Delhi. India’s experienced female javelin throw athlete Anu Rani missed out on winning a medal at the World Athletics Championships 2022. Anu had to settle for seventh place in the final of the women’s javelin throw. He threw the javelin 61.12 meters in the second attempt but it was not enough to win the medal. India now has medal hopes from golden boy Neeraj Chopra. Neeraj will try his luck in the final on Sunday (24 July). Apart from Neeraj, Rohit Yadav will also be seen showing his talent in the finals of 12 athletes.

Anu Rani reached the finals of the World Championship for the second time in a row. He made the first throw 56.18 meters in the final while the second throw was 61.12 meters which was the best throw of the day. In the third throw, Anu’s spear fell by 59.27 meters while the fourth throw was 58.14 meters. In the fifth throw, Anu threw the javelin 59.98 meters while in the sixth throw, the javelin covered a distance of 58.70 meters.

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Anu Rani could not even repeat the best performance of the season
Anu Rani’s best performance of the season was 63.82m throw. National record holder Anurani qualified for the final eight with a throw of 59.60m. Kelsey Lee Barber of Australia won the gold medal of this event. Barber threw the javelin 66.91 meters away, while America’s Kara Winger took the silver medal with a throw of 64.05 meters. Haruka Kitaguchi of Japan captured the bronze medal by throwing 63.27 meters away.

Neeraj Chopra will get medals!
Three athletes from India entered the finals of the Javelin Throw event. Now all eyes will be on Tokyo Olympic champions Neeraj Chopra and Rohit Yadav. Neeraj entered the finals by throwing 88.39 meters away javelin while Rohit entered the medal round by throwing 77.32 meters away.

Tags: Indian Athletes, Neeraj Chopra, World Championship

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