Neeraj Chopra Clarifies Absence from Paris Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has recently clarified his absence from the Paris Diamond League. Amid speculations, Neeraj emphasized that he never planned to compete in the event and is instead focusing on preparing for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra’s statement

Neeraj stated that the Paris Diamond League was not part of his competition calendar for this season. His primary focus is on getting ready for the Olympic Games.

Earlier, there were reports that Neeraj had withdrawn from the Paris Diamond League due to health concerns. However, he clarified that it was not a withdrawal but rather a strategic decision based on his calendar and priorities.

Neeraj has been dealing with adductor issues, which he plans to address after the Olympics. Despite these challenges, he expressed a desire to compete more this season.

As the reigning Olympic gold medalist, Neeraj aims to defend his crown during the Paris Olympics. His absence from the Diamond League should not be seen as a withdrawal but as a calculated choice to optimize his performance.

Neeraj Chopra’s decision reflects his commitment to peak performance at the Olympics, and fans eagerly await his javelin prowess on the grand stage.