Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has confirmed he is feeling good after slipping at the Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday before claiming the gold medal with an 86.69-meter throw.

Days after winning silver and setting a national record at the Paavo Nurmi athletics meet, Chopra clinched the men's javelin throw gold at the 2022 Kuortane Games in Finland with an impressive throw of 86.69 meters. The 24-year-old Chopra slipped after his third attempt in Kuortane on


The 24-year-old had slipped during one of his attempts at the Kuortane Games because of the slushy track conditions due to rain, and there was speculation that he had suffered an injury, but Chopra posted a video of him on Sunday training in wet weather, and wrote, "Tough conditions with the weather, but happy to get my first win of the season here at Kuortane. I'm feeling good and looking forward to kicking off my Diamond League season at @BAUHAUSGALAN on the 30th (June). Thank you for all the messages and support."
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