The newly crowned Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is all set to return to action. Chopra will be back on the field at the Paris Diamond League meet, Meeting de Paris, a one-day event that will go down on 28th August. The Paris meet will be kick off the new Olympic cycle and what better place than Paris for Chopra and his fellow Olympic champions to kick off the cycle if not the next host city.
Along with Chopra, triple gold medal winner of Tokyo Olympics Elaine Thompson-Herah, pole vault legend Armand Duplantis, women’s 100m hurdles champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn and many others will be in action, confirmed the organisers. With a field this strong and the Olympic fever yet to wear out, the meet is all set to be a cracker.
Will Neeraj Chopra’s wait for a Diamond League gold medal end in Paris?
Over the last four years or so, Neeraj Chopra has emerged to be a revolution in Indian athletics. Chopra has been victorious is every major international event he has participated in barring the Diamond League meets and the World Championships. Having conquered the Tokyo Olympics, the Indian javelin thrower has a great chance to set his record straight in the Diamond League.
Chopra is in the form of his life with his body supporting him on every step. With his nemesis Johannes Vetter struggling, not only at the Olympics but at the Gateshead meet too, the Indian has a very good chance of adding a Diamon League gold medal to his cabinet. No matter what, the Paris meet is all set to be an enthralling affair.