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'Our Golden Boy'; Mamata Banerjee hails Neeraj Chopra's historic win at Doha Diamond League

  • Neeraj Chopra, India's star javelin thrower, won the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 88.67 meters, beating Jakub Vadlech by just 0.04 meters
  • The win helped Neeraj secure the top spot in the Diamond League for the third time
  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted her congratulations to Neeraj, hailing him as "our golden boy."

06 May 2023
'Our Golden Boy'; Mamata Banerjee hails Neeraj Chopra's historic win at Doha Diamond League

India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has once again made his country proud by winning gold at the Doha Diamond League on May 6, 2023. Neeraj's victory was celebrated by sports enthusiasts and prominent personalities, including the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamta Banerjee, who tweeted congratulating the athlete.

In her tweet, the Chief Minister praised Neeraj's "marvellous performance" and referred to him as "our golden boy." She added that the entire nation was celebrating his victory and achievements. Neeraj's remarkable performance at the Diamond League has earned him his third consecutive top spot in the competition.

"He went, he threw and he conquered, yet again! What a marvellous performance by our golden boy @Neeraj_chopra1. Heartiest congratulations to you for the world lead throw of 88.67m at the Doha Diamond League. The nation celebrates you & your stupendous victory."

Neeraj clinched the gold medal with a throw of 88.67 meters, just 0.04 meters ahead of Jakub, who threw 88.63 meters. Anderson Peters from Grenada secured the third spot with a throw of 85.88 meters.

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