27 Aug : News Express 24 :-
India’s star spear throw athlete Neeraj Chopra gave India 8th gold medal in Asian Games On the 9th day of the Games he made history by throwing 88.06 meters of spear. Earlier, India had never won gold medal in Asian Games. For the last time in the 1982 Delhi Asian Games, Gureez Singh of India won the Bronze Medal. It is worth mentioning that Neeraj Chopra also won the gold medal in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Then they threw 86.47 meters of spear.
News Flash: Neeraj Chopra You Beauty!! Wins GOLD Medal (in Javelin Throw) with huge attempt of 88.03m that is new NR and his PB. Its 8th Gold Medal for India
— India@AsianGames2018 (@India_AllSports) August 27, 2018
Neeraj threw the best throw 88.06 meters in Jakarta and gold medal in this way. Neeraj achieved this gold medal despite failure in two of the six attempts.
— ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2018
In this match, Neeraj thrown the spear with full zeal and strength. At first they threw spear 83.46 meters away. At the second time, they were fouled. In the third attempt, he threw the spear 88.06 meters away. In the fourth attempt, 83.25 meters, 86.63 meters in fifth and his sixth attempt went foul. Silver medalist China’s Kiezen Liu throws a throw of 82.22 meters, while Nadeem Arshad of Pakistan secured the best throw throw bronze medal of 80.75.