Friday, February 23rd, 2024

IND vs PAK: Neeraj and Arshad will clash in World Athletics Championship

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Neeraj Chopra, Arshad Nadeem

In the world of sports these days, the discussions between India and Pakistan are in full swing. This war was witnessed in the national game recently during the Hockey Asian Champions Trophy. Then in cricket, this year this war is going to be very interesting. Because first there is the Asia Cup and then the ODI World Cup. But now after these field games, there is going to be a war between India and Pakistan in track and field as well. Yes, that time has come in the world of athletics too when the bravehearts of India and Pakistan are face to face. We are talking about the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, where the final of Javelin Throw is going to see a battle between Indian star Neeraj Chopra and Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem.

Neeraj hit two targets with a single throw

Let us tell you that after the qualification round of Group A and Group B held on Friday, 12 athletes have made it to the final. India’s Neeraj Chopra topped Group A. In the qualification round, he made just one throw and broke all records by clearing a distance of 88.7 metres. The qualification standard was 85.5m which Neeraj crossed in a single throw. With this, he reached the final in a single throw. Also, after reaching the final, he also confirmed his Paris Olympics 2024 ticket. Now he is going to face 11 bravehearts in the final, in which two Indians are also there and one is Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan.

Arshad Nadeem will give competition to Neeraj!

Arshad Nadeem, who entered the Group B qualification, made a poor start with a throw of 70.63m but managed a 81.53m in his second throw. After this, in the third throw, he made a place in the final by covering a distance of 86.79 meters. He was less than 2 meters behind Neeraj Chopra. That is, in the final, the Indian star can get a fight with the javelin thrower of Pakistan. That means the competition is going to be interesting. On the other hand, Anderson Peters, who defeated Neeraj Chopra last time, could not even qualify for the finals this time.

When and where will you be able to watch live coverage?

The final round of the javelin throw event will now be held in Budapest itself on Sunday, August 27, the last day of the World Athletics Championships. In this, 12 athletes including Neeraj Chopra and Arshad Nadeem will take part. DP Manu and Kishore Jena have also made it to the last 12 for India. It will be organized from 8.15 pm local time and 11.45 pm Indian time. You can watch its live broadcast on TV on Sports 18. At the same time, you will get to see live streaming for free on the OTT platform Jio Cinema. Also for all other updates and information related to this INDIA TV SPORTS can be associated with.

This player will enter the final of javelin throw event

  1. Neeraj Chopra (India) – 88.77m (Qualification round)
  2. Arshad Nadeem (Pakistan) – 86.79m (Qualification round)
  3. Jakub Vadlejch (Czech Republic) – 83.50m (Qualification round)
  4. Julian Weber (Germany) – 82.39m (Qualification round)
  5. Adis Matusevicius (Lithuania) – 82.35m (qualification round)
  6. DP Manu (India) – 81.31m (Qualification round)
  7. David Wagner (Poland) – 81.25m (qualification round)
  8. Ihab Abdelrahman (Egypt) – 80.75m (qualification round)
  9. Kishore Jena (India) – 80.55m (Qualification round)
  10. Oliver Helander (Finland) – 80.19m (Qualification round)
  11. Timothy Hermann (Belarus) – 80.11m (Qualification round)
  12. Andrian Mardare (Moldova) – 79.78m (qualification round)

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