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‘I’ve to work on my technique to overcome foul throws’

DNMUM422161 | 9/12/2018 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :1006



Being the flag bearer of Indian contingent at the recently concluded Asian Games opening ceremony in Jakarta was one big morale booster for India’s new poster boy Neeraj Chopra.
To this Armyman, such an honour made him more determined to give that extra in an event, javelin throw, where India had not done well in the past. The result was in front of everyone as Neeraj not only won that coveted gold for India but also created a new national record with a throw of 88.06m.
This Asian Games gold medal came weeks after the death of his former coach Gary Calvert in China, who guided him to become a junior world champion. “He told me he would be with me at the Asian Games (as national coach of China) but that did not happen,” remember
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