Tokyo Olympics : Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh Becomes Second Indian After Neeraj Chopra To Qualify For Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics : Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh Becomes Second Indian After Neeraj Chopra To Qualify For Tokyo Olympics

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has equipped for his maiden Olympic Games in Tokyo this year by rupturing the capability mark at an occasion on Tuesday.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

1.    Shivpal Singh qualified for the Tokyo Olympics

 

2.    Shivpal joined Neeraj Chopra as the second Indian Javelin Thrower

 

3.    Shivpal Singh qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a 85.47m toss

 

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has equipped for his maiden Olympic Games in Tokyo this year by breaking the capability mark at an occasion. Shivpal turned into the second Indian javelin thrower after star competitor Neeraj Chopra to meet all requirements for the Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year-old Shivpal crossed the passing standard of 85m by flinging the javelin to a separation of 85.47m in his fifth endeavor to win gold in the ACNW Meeting at the McArthur Stadium late on Tuesday.

 

"Shivpal Singh fits the bill for #Olympics @Tokyo2020 with a presentation of 85.47m in Men's Javelin in #SouthAfrica," the Athletics Federation of India tweeted.

 

Another Indian Akshdeep Singh completed third with a best toss of 75m. Four competitors participated in the occasion.

 

Chopra had equipped for the Tokyo Games with a toss of 87.86m at another ACNW League meeting in January.

 

Both of them  are presently here for a preparation stretch. Shivpal has an individual best of 86.23m while winning a silver award in the Asia Championships in Doha a year ago.

 

He additionally participated in the lofty Diamond League meeting in the Oslo leg (Norway) a year ago, completing eighth with a toss of 80.87m.

 

Other than Shivpal and Chopra, men's national record holder 20km race walker KT Irfan, Avinash Sable (men's 3000m steeplechase) and the nation's blended 4x400m hand-off group have equipped for the Tokyo Games.

 

National record holder Annu Rani additionally won the gold with a best toss of 61.15m in ladies' javelin toss in her first rivalry of the year.

 

Her exertion was, in any case, well beneath the Tokyo Olympics qualifying sign of 64m.

 

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