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Neeraj Chopra wins Ist gold for India in Javelin Throw: What you need to know

Neeraj Chopra clinched gold for India and made history. It is India's

first gold medal in athletics and second overall.

He had 87.03, 87.58 and 76.79 on his first three throws..and fouled on his fourth and fifth! and still best.

Czech Republic's Jakub Vadlejch wins silver with a throw of 86.67 and Vitezslav Vesely, the other athlete from the Czech Republic, gets bronze with a best throw of 85.44.

Today Bajrang Punia also got bronze in weightlifting.

Earlier today, Aditi Ashok missed out on a medal by a whisker by finishing 4th in golf

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