Olympics in Tokyo gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets the old rival and friend in the world No. 1 Johannes cousin at the Paavo Nurmi Games in June 2022. He will also meet the reigning world champion Anderson Peters in Finnland.
Although Neeraj Chopra is expected to compete in the Diamond League next month, the Paavo Nurmi is his first official confirmation of his participation, particularly since winning the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The Paavo Nurmi Games are Finland’s most prestigious athletics games, held every year since 1957.
Who will win the Paavo Nurmi Games: Neeraj Chopra or Vetter?
Vetter won the 2020 Paavo Nurmi Games with 91.49 m and a competition record. However, this will be Chopra’s first time attending the prestigious event. of Germany Julian Weberthe number 3 in the world, will also be in action in Finland.
Last year, Neeraj Chopra won India’s first ever Olympic gold medal in athletics with an 87.58 meter throw. However, Vetter has a personal best of 97.76 m, which is the second longest throw in the world. Finland will be a great place to see where the two athletes stand after the Tokyo Olympics.
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