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Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at Asian Games

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at Asian Games

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at Asian Games. Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra made the country proud on Monday as he clinched a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games. The 20-year-old, who finished with a brilliant throw of 88.06m to make it to the top of the

National-level javelin thrower among 5 held in kidnapping case

National-level javelin thrower among 5 held in kidnapping case

A national medal-winning javelin thrower was the “mastermind” behind the kidnapping of a city- based traders son, police said today. Sohanvir Chaudhary, who won a silver medal in the 2011 National Games in Guwahati, is among five persons arrested in the case, SP (Crime) Shivram Yadav said. Chaudhary is the son of retired PAC company

Javelin thrower Abukamova stripped off 2008 Olympics silver medal

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russian javelin thrower Maria Abukamova has been stripped of her 2008 Olympic Games silver medal after she was tested positive for using performance enhancing drugs. In a statement released on Tuesday, the IOC said: “Maria Abukamova, 30, of the Russian Federation, competing in athletics (javelin throw event),