New Delhi, June 17 (Agency)
World number one javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is recovering from a hamstring strain, is likely to make a comeback with the sixth leg of the Wanda Diamond League in Lausanne on June 30. Chopra, the reigning Olympic champion, is yet to officially confirm it but according to the official website of the event, the Indian athlete will be seen competing in the event which is slated to be held later this month. According to the website, “Indian Olympic champion in javelin throw Neeraj Chopra will be challenged by Jakub Wadlich of Czech Republic and Julian Weber of Germany.” Chopra is also scheduled to compete at the Golden Spike Ostrava tournament in Czech Republic on June 27 but has not He has not made a formal announcement in this regard. The 25-year-old started the season on a fine note by claiming the Doha Diamond League title on May 5 with an effort of 88.67m. This year, the World Championship, Diamond League Final and Asian Games are also to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from August 19 to 27.