What Is The Javelin Throw?
The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5m (8ft 2 in) in length, is thrown. The Javelin thrower gains momentum by running within a predetermined area. Javelin throwing is an event of both the men’s decathlon and women’s heptathlon.
The Victory Of Neeraj Chopra
The great victory of Subhedar Neeraj Chopra at the Olympics brings a gold medal for India in Javelin’s throw match by throwing javelin 87.58m while J. Vadhejch representing the Czech Republic can throw javelin 86.67m and V. Vesely also representing the Czech Republic. This is Indias 7th Gold medal at Tokyo 2021, the best ever medal haul for India at a single edition of the game. Neeraj Chopra’s gold is also India’s second-ever individual gold medal at the Olympics, after Abhinav Bindra in the shooting.