Neeraj Chopra’s fourth attempt of 86.47m is his season’s best and sealed India’s first gold medal in track and field at the Commonwealth Games, in Gold Coast, on Saturday.
The 20-year-old’s first throw attempt was 85.5 metres in the men’s javelin throw final.
Vipin Kashana started off with a throw of 72.16 metres and is fifth with 77.87 metres.
It is India’s fourth gold in track and field at the CWG
Boxer Gaurav Solanki won gold in men’s 52kg category on Saturday.
He defeated Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final. He won it 4-1.
This is India’s 20th gold medal at the Games.
Manish Kaushiks lost to Australian Harry Garside in the men’s 60 kg boxing final, he settled for a silver. It was a split 2-3 decision.
Shooter Sanjeev Rajput wins gold
Sanjeev Rajput won gold medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions.
He shot 454.5 to create a Commonwealth Games Record. Grzegorz Sych of Canada finishes second on the podium with 448.4 and Dean Bale of England bagged the bronze medal with 441.2 points.