Lausanne Diamond League 2023 Live Updates: Neeraj Chopra will aim to continue his good form.© Twitter
Lausanne Diamond League 2023 Live: Murali Sreeshankar is in action in the long jump event while Neeraj Chopra is in action in the javelin throw event. India’s ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who was a gold medallist at the Tokyo Olympics, returns to action after a one-month injury lay-off. He is seeking a second straight podium finish of the season at the Lausanne leg of the Diamond League in a star-studded field on Friday. The 25-year-old Indian superstar had made a perfect start to the Diamond League season with a top podium finish in Doha, Qatar, on May 5 with a fourth career-best throw of 88.67m but suffered a muscle strain while training later that month.
Here are the Live Updates of Lausanne Diamond League 2023, Long Jump and Javelin Throw event:
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: Good comeback from Neeraj!
Neeraj Chopra has thrown the javelin to a distance of 85.04m in his third attempt and with it he has taken the second position as of now. On the other hand, Murali Sreeshankar jumped 7.59m in his fourth attempt and he is currently at the fifth position.
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: Neeraj hits 83.52m in second attempt!
Neeraj Chopra is far away from his best as he has hit 83.52m in his second attempt after faltering in the first one. Julian Weber of Germany has the best throw so far with 86.20.
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: Neeraj Chopra falters in first attempt!
A poor start for Neeraj Chopra, who is making a comeback after an injury layoff. He has faltered in the first attempt. On the other hand, Murali Sreesankar has jumped 7.88m in his third attempt and is currently at the third position.
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: A decent jump from Murali!
Murali Sreeshankar has jumped a distance of 7.63 in his second attempt.
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: Murali 3rd after first round!
Murali Sreeshankar ended at the third position after the end of the first round.
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: Murali in action!
Murali Sreeshankar is currently in action in the long jump event. He has jumped a distance of 7.75 in his first attempt.
Neeraj Chopra at Diamond League Live: Will injury affect him?
Neeraj is making a comeback after suffering a muscle strain he suffered during training last month due to which he withdrew from the FBK Games in the Netherlands on June 4 and the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland on June 13. Additionally, the 25-year-old skipped the just-finished Bhubaneswar National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships.
Diamond League Lausanne LIVE: Can Neeraj cross 90m?
Chopra’s competition includes Anderson Peters from Grenada, (PB: 93.07m), Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Jakub Vadlejch from the Czech Republic (PB: 90.88m), Johannes Vetter from Germany (PB: 97.76m), and former Olympic medalist Keshorn Walcott from Trinidad and Tobago (PB: 90.16m).
Diamond League Live: Indian duo’s time-table
Sreeshankar’s event is going to start at 12:05 am IST, while Neeraj Chopra’s event is going to start at 12:18 AM IST
Diamond league live: Chopra, the event leader
Chopra is coming into the event as the leader in the Javelin standings, scoring eight points and beating out the field with his impressive 88.67m throw in Doha, a distance he will look to better in Lausanne.
Diamond League Live: Sreeshankar up against some top names
Sreeshankar will go up against Olympic champion Miltiadis Tentoglou (PB: 8.60m) and Simon Ehammer (PB: 8.45m). The long-jump entry list includes 2019 World Champion Tajay Gayle (PB: 8.69m) and Yuki Hashioka (PB: 8.36m).
Diamond League Live: Murali Sreeshankar in action too!
Chopra will be joined by fellow Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar (PB: 8.41m). His previous appearance in the series came in Paris, where he finished third with an 8.09m jump
Diamond League Live: Neeraj eyes good show!
Olympic and reigning Diamond League champion Neeraj Chopra who has a personal best of 89.94 metres will look to continue his impressive run after finishing first in the men’s Javelin at the Doha meeting.
Diamond League Live: Hello and welcome
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the Lausanne leg of the Diamond league
Hello everyone, welcome to the live blog of long jump and javelin throw event from Lausanne Diamond League 2023. India’s Neeraj Chopra and Murali Sreeshankar will be competing tonight. Stay connected for all the live updates related to the competitions.
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