Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern, top athletics Lucerne is all set to kick off on 29 July in Switzerland. The Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern will be the last competition for Athletes vying for a spot at the Tokyo Olympics. The one-day event will feature India’s ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as he gears up for the Olympics.
Spitzen Leichtathletik Luzern will see Neeraj Chopra and Johannes Vetter square off
The competition this week in Lucerne will see Johannes Vetter and Chopra battle it out once again to claim the top spot before the Tokyo Olympics begin.
4 out of 5 of the season-best throwers will be taking part in this competition, including Keshorn Walcott, 2012 London Olympics Gold medallist. This will be the fourth event that Chopra will participate in Europe and it will be a good opportunity for him to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics.
Chopra has the third best throw of the year at 88.07m which is an Indian National Record. Chopra is second-best among the entry lists with a distance of 88.07m, only behind Vetter’s 96.29m. At the last competition, Chopra bagged a bronze medal at the Kuortane Games with a throw of 86.79m in Finland on Saturday. Johannes Vetter took gold with a throw of 93.59m.
When and where to watch live stream
The start time of the javelin throw at Top Athletics is 8:40 pm (local time) on 29th June. The javelin throw at Top Athletics will be live streaming on Youtube.
Also read: Neeraj bags bronze at the Kuortane Games