Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and the German Johannes Vetter will take part in the top athletics in Lucerne on June 29th.
Neeraj Chopra was third at the Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday with a throw of 86.79 m. In his first throw, Neeraj Chopra sent the javelin to a distance of 83.21 meters and followed with an attempt of 86.79 meters. There were only two legitimate throws for Neeraj Chopra as the next four throws were fouls.
The eagerly awaited duel between Johannes Vetter and Neeraj Chopra ended with the former winning the gold medal with a throw of 93.59 m.
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The competition between Johannes Vetter and Neeraj Chopra should continue to flourish, because in Lucerne they are competing against each other for the second time within a week.
Neeraj Chopra is second best among the nominations with a distance of 88.07 m, only behind Vetter with 96.29 m. With the two best javelin throwers competing against each other, it will be a shot in the arm for their preparations for the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo.
For athletes competing for a spot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, top athletics is their last chance. Therefore, the event promises to be a Hudinger in which every athlete does their best.
The local fans will have a lot to cheer for at Top Athletics, as most of the top Swiss athletes will be there. World Cup medalist Mujinga Kambundji (200m) and former European record holder Julien Wanders (10,000m) top the list of Swiss athletes.
Where to see live streaming of Neeraj Chopra’s event in Top Athletics Athletic
The start time for the javelin throw at Top Athletics is 8:40 pm local time. Live streaming is on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeAeDj5I82Kv9fm7rlo5Hfw) while the social media accounts –
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Entry list for the javelin in the Top Athletics (entry time as best of the season in meters)
Cousin Johannnes 96.29
Chopra Neeraj 88.07
Cakss Gatis 87.57
Hofmann Andreas 85.24
Weber Julian 84.51
Walcott Keshorn 82.84
Vesely Vétézslav 82.63
Seifert Bernhard 81.28
Gudmundson Sindri Hrafn 79.83
Jonsson Dagbjartur Dadi 79.57
Meier Tom 77.79
Conroy Remi 76.32
Wieland Simon 76.00
Di Sanza Franck 75.80
Sagawe Niklas 73.45
Limmer Linus 72.14
Carron Laurent 71.33
Schürch Bruno 70.57
Frank Erik 67.79
Tickets for top athletics
Tickets for Top Athletics are on sale in advance. Fans can purchase tickets from the Top Athletics official website. The price starts at 49 CHF (Swiss Francs) and varies depending on the category and type of seat. Fans don’t need COVID-19 certificates or evidence to attend the event.