Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Olympics

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Olympics

After recovering from an elbow injury, ace India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the Athletics Central North East meeting in South Africa.This was the Olympic medal hopeful's first competitive event after recovering from the injury.

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) also said that they've confirmed with their South African counterparts that it was a recognised international meet', and hence the Olympic cut has been made.Neeraj's last major international competition was the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games last August where he won gold with a national record of 88.06m.