Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra clinched his first top podium finish of the season by winning the javelin throw event

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 beating reigning world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada for the second time in four days, on Saturday.

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The 24-year-old Chopra's opening throw of 86.69m turned out to be the winning distance.

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Trinidad and Tobago's 2012 Olympics champion Keshorn Walcott was second with a first round throw of 86.64m.

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Chopra's second and third attempts were fouls and he did only three throws. That meant Chopra had single legal throw and he won the competition with it.

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His throw was not as big as the 89.30m effort while finishing second in the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku

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Finland's Oliver Helander, who won javelin throw competition in Turku with an effort of 89.83m, did not turn up though his name was entered.

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Chopra had made a spectacular return to competition after his historic gold in the Tokyo Olympics with a stunning throw of 89.30m

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