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World Athletics Championships 2023

World Athletics Championships 2023:

Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra has once again etched his name in history, seizing the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. He achieved a remarkable throw of 88.17m.

  • Before his recent victory in Budapest, Neeraj Chopra had already claimed the distinction of being the first Indian track and field athlete to clinch gold at the Olympics (Tokyo 2020), secure the Diamond League title (2022), and conquer the junior world championships (2016).
  • The 2023 World Athletics Championships, the nineteenth edition of the World Athletics Championships, were held from 19 to 27 August 2023 at the National Athletics Centre, in Budapest, Hungary.
  • These are the first World Athletics Championships in Hungary.
  • Edition: 19th
  • Main venue: National Athletics Centre
  • Motto: Witness The Wonder
  • Organisers: World Athletics, Hungarian Athletics Association