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Javelin thrower Kishore Jena’s visa issues must be resolved, said Neeraj Chopra, in order for him to compete in the world championships


Neeraj Chopra, an Indian javelin thrower who won a gold medal in the Olympics, requested S Jaishankar, the minister of external affairs, to fix Kishore Jena’s visa problems on Thursday.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra of India, who won a gold medal at the Olympics, pleaded with S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, on Thursday to settle Kishore Jena’s visa problems so that he may compete in this year’s World Athletics Championships, which will be held in Budapest, Hungary. During the week of August 19–27, Hungary will host the premier athletics competition. “Just learned that Kishore Jena’s VISA has problems, preventing him from travelling to Hungary for the World C’ships. One of the most important moments in his career is at stake, therefore I hope the authorities can find a solution. All efforts should be made. Twitter user Neeraj wrote, “@MEAIndia @DrSJaishankar.

Jena, ranked No. 33 in the world for javelin throwing, is a talented athlete. His personal best throw, recorded on July 28, 2023, in Sri Lanka at the 101st Sri Lankan Championships, helped him win the gold medal.
Neeraj Chopra, an Olympic gold medalist in the javelin throw, will lead India’s 28-person team at the World Athletics Championships. Chopra’s silver in the men’s javelin event ended India’s 19-year medal drought at the competition.

At the championships, the steeplechaser Avinash Sable, the long jumper Murali Sreeshankar, and the hurdler Jyothi Yarraji will all compete. The Asian Athletics Championships in Bangkok last month forced shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor to quit after suffering a groyne injury. Despite throwing 20.23 metres to win a gold, he hurt himself in the process. Tajinder already withdrew from the 2022 Championships in Eugene owing to a groyne injury, making this the second consecutive World Championship he will miss because of injury.

Tejaswin, however, will concentrate on the Asian Games 2023, which are scheduled to take place from September 23 to October 8 in Hangzhou, China.

Tajinderpal Singh Toor, the Asian champion in the shot put, and Tejaswin Shankar, a gold in the high jump at the Commonwealth Games, will not compete in the next World Athletics Championships.

Jyothi Yarraji, a TOPS athlete competing in the OOm hurdles, will be one of the 28 athletes competing at the event. Parul Chaudhary, SC, 3000m Shaili Singh, a TOPS athlete in the long jump, Javelin Thrower Annu Rani, TOPS Athlete Race Walk with Bhawna Jat Ajay Kumar Saroj runs the 1500-meter race, Krishan Kumar runs the 800-meter race. 400-meter hurdles champion Santhosh Kumar Tamilarnsan 3000m SC – TOPS Athlete Avinash Mukund Sable, Athlete: Sarvesh Anil Kushare, High Jump, Jeswin Aldrin, a TOPS long jumper, M Sreeshankar, a TOPS athlete in the long jump, Praveen Chithravel, a triple jumper who competes for TOPS, Eldhose Paul, a triple jumper for TOPS, Abdulla Aboobacker, a triple jumper for TOPS Neeraj Chopra, a TOPS athlete who throws the javelin, D.P. Manu, a TOPS athlete who throws the javelin, kishore k. jena – javelin throw



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