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Neeraj Chopra named Flag-bearer

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Published : Aug 11, 2018, 12:38 am IST
Updated : Aug 11, 2018, 12:38 am IST

Under-20 world champion Chopra registered a season best effort of 86.47m at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to win gold.

Neeraj Chopra
 Neeraj Chopra

Top javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be India’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games, the Indian Olympic Association announced on Friday.

Under-20 world champion Chopra registered a season best effort of 86.47m at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to win gold.

In May, the 20-year-old set a new national record at the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 87.43m. He recently also won titles at the Savo Games in Finland and the Sotteville Athletics meet in France.

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