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IAAF World Championships 2017: Men's Javelin Throw - Live Updates: Davinder Singh qualifies for final

Davinder Singh qualifies for the final as Neeraj Chopra misses out narrowly.
Updated: 11 August 2017 02:04 IST - Published: 10 August 2017 23:37 IST
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That's it from us, folks! While there was heartbreak initially, Davinder brought smiles on Indian fans' faces at the end of the day.

Hope you enjoyed our live coverage. Do join us on Saturday night for the final. Till then, stay tuned for Sportskeeda for all updates from the IAAF World Championships 2017.

Goodnight.
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Davinder Singh will hope to clinch a rare medal for India on Sunday at 00.45am IST (Saturday night).
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Neeraj Chopra, who was the biggest hope, finishes at overall 15th position with his best throw of 82.26m.
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The full list of throwers who qualified for the Men's Javelin Final
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Davinder Singh finishes in overall SEVENTH position with his automatic qualification of 84.22m.
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With this automatic qualification Davinder lies in FIFTH spot in Group B.
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DAVINDER SINGH HAS QUALIFIED WITH 84.22m
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Andreas Hofmann of Germany has qualified with 85.62.
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Davinder Singh registers 82.14m in his second attempt.
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Thomas Rohler of Germany qualifies in his SECOND ATTEMPT with his 83.87
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Only the top 12 qualify.

Can Davinder still make it? He is now in overall 14th spot, right after Neeraj. Davinder has 2 chances left.
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Neeraj Chopra has been pushed down to the 13th position overall. And with that, Chopra's hopes of qualifying ARE OVER.
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He is now in SEVENTH position in Group B.
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Davinder Singh's FIRST ATTEMPT IS 82.22m
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Ioannis Kiriazis of Greece makes it through as well with 84.60
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Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic qualifies with 83.87m
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Magnus Kirt of Estonia is the third thrower to qualify from Group B with 83.86
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Keshorn Walcott is the second thrower to qualify from Group B. The Trinidad and Tobago thrower has come up with 86.01.
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India's Davinder Singh is the No. 16 thrower in Group B. His season's best and personal best are both 84.57m.
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Czech Republic's Petr Frydrych has ALREADY QUALIFIED in Group B with his first attempt of 86.22. It is his season's best!
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And we are off!
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Do join us at 1.05am IST when Davinder Singh will be attempting to qualify and Neeraj Chopra will get to know his fate.
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This is how the table stands after Group A qualification. Neeraj finishes in 7th spot in Group A.
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The Group B qualification starts at 20.35pm local time or 1.05am IST.