Neeraj Chopra wins silver in Worlds, script history again

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Eugene: The gold eluded him, but with a milestone silver here, Olympic javelin champion Neeraj Chopra still made history, becoming only the second Indian and first male track and field athlete to win a medal at the World Championships.

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The 24-year-old Chopra, who had emerged as a hot medal favorite, produced a best throw of 88.13m, which came in the fourth round, to finish second behind defending champion Anderson Peters of Grenada (90.54m).

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