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Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is training in Turkey. They will soon take to the field to prove their preparedness. After the break, Neeraj will play the first tournament Turku Pavo Nurmi Games in Finland on 14 June. This will be his first event after the Tokyo Olympics. 24-year-old Neeraj will take part in the Stockholm Diamond League on 30 June to strengthen preparations for the World Championship to be held from 15 to 24 July. During the break, he did a lot of work on fitness along with the game. After losing 14 kg, he is looking as fit as ever.
“Even though we started training a little late, we are on the right track. Before coming here, the biggest challenge was overweight and fitness. Losing weight was not a big deal, but it was necessary to convert that energy into strength. Focused on cardio and running. Neeraj said, ‘I have done 90 meters. But it has to be achieved throughout the season. Right now we can start the season at 87-88 metres. After that we will work at distance.
Trying to avoid injury and keep playing the event
Neeraj said, ‘The schedule changed due to the postponement of Asiad. The goal is the world championship itself. To save gold in Commonwealth Games. He said, ‘Trying is to keep playing the event, but keep myself from injury. I started preparing for the World Championships 40-45 days in advance so that I can reach the peak by the time of the World Championships. I have trained here with throwers like Johannes Vetter and Andres Hoffmann from Germany.