Neeraj Chopra ranked No 1 in the latest rankings released by World Athletics

Xtra Time Web Desk: Tokyo Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is the new world number one in men’s javelin throw, as per the latest rankings released by World Athletics. Chopra, who became the first Indian to win a gold medal in a track and field event at the Tokyo Olympics, leads reigning world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada by 22 points.

The 25-year-old athlete from India began his 2023 season by winning the first Diamond League meeting in Doha on May 6 with an effort of 88.67m. He will be action once more at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games at Hengelo in the Netherlands on June 4 followed up by another event set to take place at June 13.

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