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Doha Diamond League 2018, Men's Javelin Throw: India's Neeraj Chopra fighting for gold, Live Updates

Chopra produced his personal best of 87.43m, a new national record, to finish fourth.
Updated: 04 May 2018 22:36 IST - Published: 04 May 2018 19:48 IST
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Chopra might have missed out on a medal but the way he keeps raising the bar under pressure is a sign of a true champion. He produced his best performance in a field that had the Olympic and the world champion. Only better things are to come for this Indian wunderkind in the future!
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So, Rohler gets the gold (91.78m), Vetter the silver (91.56m) and Hoffman the bronze (90.08m).

Chopra finished in fourth right behind them at 87.43m -- a personal best and a new national record.
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Both Rohler and Vetter fouled their final attempts.
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It's a battle among the three Germans now as to who will take which coloured medal!!
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Each of the three Germans produced a throw over 90m. That was a performance of sterling quality in such a competitive field!

Chopra currently just behind them with a personal best and a new Indian national record!
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Chopra fouled his final attempt, so he cannot grab a medal here. The Germans have been too dominant.
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And Chopra pushed to the fourth position now after Germany's Andreas Hofmann produces 90.08m in his third attempt.
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Current standings after 2 attempts -

Rohler: 91.78m
Vetter: 91.56m
Chopra: 87.43m
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Only the two illustrious Germans -- Vetter and Rohler -- are ahead of Chopra at the moment.
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Chopra pushed to the third position after Thomas Rohler produces a BIG 91.78m to snatch the lead from Vetter!
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That was a show of maturity from the youngster. But the show is not over yet.
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IT'S A NATIONAL RECORD AND A PERSONAL BEST FOR CHOPRA!!!!

THIS IS JUST HUGE!!!!!
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CHOPRA PRODUCES HIS CAREER-BEST THROW TO GO UP TO THE SECOND POSITION!!!!!

THIS IS MASSIVE!!!!

HE PRODUCES 87.43m
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Qatar's own Ahmed Bader Magour, who fouled his first attempt, produces a huge 83.71m in the second attempt. He pushes Chopra to the fifth position.
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Chopra is now in FOURTH POSITION
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Germany's Andreas Hofmann snatches the second position with 87.14m
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Probably he is still getting used to the hot and humid conditions in Doha.
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Clearly, Chopra has the capability to do way better than this, like he proved in Gold Coast with a massive 86.47m, that was also his season's best.
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The first attempt of all the 10 throwers have been completed.
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Chopra demoted to the third position now.
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MASSIVE, MASSIVE THROW FROM WORLD CHAMPION VETTER!

HE COMES UP WITH 91.56m to lead the field now
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Olympic champion Thomas Rohler comes up with 80.64m to be trailing right behind Chopra now
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One of Chopra's biggest competitors -- Vadlejch -- has produced a 80.14 to be in third now.
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Kirt has produced a 82.77m
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