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Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletics Men's Javelin Throw, India's Neeraj Chopra, Vipin Kashana fighting for Gold, Live Updates

Neeraj Chopra has won the GOLD with a season's best throw of 86.47m
Updated: 14 April 2018 11:17 IST - Published: 14 April 2018 09:13 IST
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And that's a wrap!

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What a fabulous performance it has been! If he is doing such wonders at 20, imagine what he is capable of doing as he matures further!
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Neeraj Chopra's gold medal is the third medal for India in athletics from the CWG 2018. He joins Seema Punia (silver) and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (bronze), both of whom won medals at the women's discus earlier at the Gold Coast Games.
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HE BECOMES ONLY THE FOURTH INDIAN TO WIN AN INDIVIDUAL ATHLETICS GOLD AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES!!!!!!!

HIS AGE? ONLY 20

JUST UNBELIEVABLE!!!!
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CHOPRA HAS BECOME THE FIRST INDIAN TO WIN THE MEN'S JAVELIN COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOLD MEDAL!!!!!
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AND IT IS OVER!!!!!!

NEERAJ CHOPRA HAS WON THE GOLD!!!!!!!!!!!
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Chopra's worst throw of the day has been better than anybody else in the field! That's how good he has been today!
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Neeraj is all set for the gold
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And Neeraj has fouled his final attempt.!
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Khasana looks to finish in FIFTH, with his best being 77.87m
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India's Vipin Khasana has finished his full quota of SIX THROWS

He has fouled his fifth throw and his sixth throw is 77.42m
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Chopra's FIFTH THROW IS 83.48m

That is his worst throw of the day so far!
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There's been only major change in the medal contention so far

Hamish Peacock has moved up to the second position with a throw of 82.59
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Who will say he is just 20? He SIMPLY CONTINUES TO RAISE THE BAR!!!!!!
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THAT WAS JUST HUUUUGE!!!!!!
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IT IS JUST 0.01m less than his PERSONAL BEST!!!!!!
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NEERAJ CHOPRA HAS PRODUCED A MASSIVE, MASSIVE THROW OF 86.47m IN HIS FOURTH THROW!!!!!!

THAT IS HIS SEASON'S BEST!!!!!
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Chopra's fourth throw is currently under way.
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There are still three more throws to be completed. So, Neeraj should not feel complacent and neither should his fans.

The competition isn't over yet
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Chopra looks all set for the gold as of now
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Neeraj's THIRD THROW IS ALSO BETTER THAN ANYBODY ELSE IN THE FIELD. 

IT IS 84.78
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The top three continue to be the same

Chopra (IND) - 85.50

Peters (GRN)- 82.20

Peacock (AUS) - 81.37
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India's Vipin Khasana has once again IMPROVED and has thrown 77.87.

He is still in 5th
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Chopra's career-best so far has been 86.48m which he accomplished at the World U-20 Championships in 2016

So, his best throw today is just a shade below his best.
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“My biggest goal is to put India on the javelin throw map. I hope I can give all my efforts to make it possible, so that everyone gets to know even India is a power when it comes to javelin throw.“That is what drives me and I am ready to do everything for it.”

This is what Neeraj Chopra had told Sportskeeda before leaving for Gold Coast and currently he is doing it!!!
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If you want to know more about this 20-year-old wunderkind Neeraj Chopra, you can read our profile of Chopra here.
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Chopra has fouled his second throw
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Granada's Anderson Peters has produced 82.20 and is now in SECOND POSITION
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Australia's Hamish Peacock is now the only other thrower to breach the 80m mark. He comes up with 81.37 and is now in the SECOND POSITION.
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With that, Khasana is now in the FIFTH position
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India's Vipin Khasana has improved on his second throw and has achieved a distance of 75.93
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Currently, NONE OF THE OTHER THROWERS IN THE FINAL HAVE MANAGED TO CROSS THE 80m MARK
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The defending champion - Julius Yego, who was also the Rio Olympic silver medallist, COULD NOT QUALIFY FOR THE FINAL.

He was always touted to be Chopra's biggest competitor
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HE IS LEADING THE FIELD NOW!!!!!

THAT WAS AN INCREDIBLE THROW!!!!!
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NEERAJ HAS COME UP WITH A HUGE 85.50
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Neeraj will be in action soon
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Can Chopra better that?
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The leader in the final so far is South Africa's Rensburg, who has thrown the javelin to a distance of 77.00
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Can Neeraj win the gold? India has never ever won the gold in this discipline. India's best has been a bronze medal and that too, just one.
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Neeraj Chopra is yet to get his first throw
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India's Vipin Khasana has come up with an effort of 72.16
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And we are underway...

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Hello and welcome to sportskeeda.com's live coverage of Men's Javelin Throw Finals.
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Next up is Men's Javelin Throw Finals in which India will be represented by Neeraj Chopra and Vipin Kashana.

The penultimate day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gets underway with a lot of athletes playing in their Semifinals and Finals.

With India already crossing their Gold medal tally of the 2014 Glasgow games, fans can certainly be excited heading into the final two days of the games.

As the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games head into their final stages, there is still a lot of action to come.

Day 9 was a positive one for India. Day 9 started off on a good note with Tejaswini Sawant winning a gold medal & Anjum Moudgil winning a silver medal in Shooting Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals.

Young gun Anish Bhanwala, only 15-year-old won the gold in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men's Finals. Indian shooters continue to delight and win medals. Bajrang of India also bagged a gold medal in Wrestling 65kg Freestyle category taking India's gold medal tally to 17! Divya Kakran also got home a Bronze medal for India in Wrestling defeating Sherin Sultana of Bangladesh.

India will be looking to end the competition on a high as all the action from the games continues.