Doha Diamond League 2024 Live Updates: Neeraj Chopra, Kishore Jena In Focus

Doha Diamond League 2024 Live Updates: Neeraj Chopra, Kishore Jena In Focus

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Doha Diamond League 2024: Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra’s Paris Games preparations will be put through a stern test when he begins his season in the first leg of the prestigious Diamond League one-day meet series against a star-studded but familiar field in Doha on Friday. The 26-year-old Indian javelin superstar, who is also the reigning world and Asian Games champion, will be up against the likes of former world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada and Olympic and world-medallist Jakub Vadlejch of Czech Republic. Asian Games silver-medallist and his compatriot Kishore Jena will also be in the fray as he makes his Diamond League debut. Jena has a personal best of 87.54m while Chopra’s all-time best is 89.94m, which is also the national record.

Here are the Live Updates from Doha Diamond League 2024 –

  • 21:31 (IST)

    Doha Diamond League 2024 Live: Big year for Neeraj

    With the Paris Olympics just round the corner, every tournament ahead of the mega competition becomes extra special. Neeraj Chopra is still chasing the 90m mark while Kishore Jena will have a brilliant chance to spring a surprise or two.

  • 20:58 (IST)

    Live Updates: Neeraj Chopra to compete in India after this

    Neeraj Chopra has won three individual legs of Diamond League and lifted the champion’s trophy in 2022. After this event, Chopra will compete at home for the first time in three years during the National Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships to be held in Bhubaneswar from May 12 to 15. Jena will also be taking part in the event. As per the schedule, the men’s javelin qualifying round will be held on May 14 and the final will take place on May 15.

  • 20:41 (IST)

    Doha Diamond League 2024 Live: When will the event start?

    Neeraj Chopra and Kishore Jena’s javelin throw event that will take place at the Qatar Sports Club is set to start after 10:12 PM IST.

  • 20:35 (IST)

    Doha Diamond League 2024 Live: A big event

    European champion Julian Weber of Germany, fourth in the Olympic Games and World Championships, will also compete in the 10-man field. The league will then move to Morocco on May 19. Neeraj Chopra is also the defending champion here as he had set the tone for his title-laden 2023 season with a victory ahead of Jakub Vadlejch and Anderson Peters.

  • 20:18 (IST)

    Doha Diamond League 2024 Live: Chopra all set for the event

    “I think I am ready for tomorrow (Friday). I really like to be consistent, it is one of my greatest weapons. I will throw over 90m but consistency is more important,” India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra said in a pre-event press conference.

  • 20:02 (IST)

    Welcome guys!

    Hello everyone, welcome to the live blog of Doha Diamond League 2024. India’s star athletes Neeraj Chopra and Kishore Jena will be competing at the men’s javelin throw event tonight. Stay connected for the live updates, including scores, from the competition. 

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Doha Diamond League 2024 Live Updates: Neeraj Chopra, Kishore Jena In Focus

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