• Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

Diamond League 2023: Neeraj Chopra and Murali Sreeshankar aiming Big Feat.

The Diamond League 2023 season began on May 12 in Doha, Qatar, and will end on September 16-17 in Eugene, Oregon, USA. There are a total of 14 meetings in the 2023 season, with each meeting hosting a number of Diamond Discipline events according to allocation. Some of the events will not be broadcast.

Diamond League 2023 Top athletes:

  • Usain Bolt (Jamaica) – sprinter
  • Mo Farah (UK) – long-distance runner
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) – sprinter
  • Wayde van Niekerk (South Africa) – sprinter
  • Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) – long-distance runner
  • Faith Kipyegon (Kenya) – long-distance runner
  • Karsten Warholm (Norway) – hurdler
  • Yulimar Rojas (Venezuela) – triple jumper
  • Barbora Spotakova (Czech Republic) – javelin thrower
  • Neeraj Chopra (India) – javelin thrower

India is expected to have a strong showing in the 2023 Diamond League, with a number of athletes in contention for podium finishes.

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Neeraj Chopra, the Olympic gold medalist in javelin throw, is the most high-profile Indian athlete in the Diamond League. He will face stiff competition from the likes of Anderson Peters of Grenada and Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic, but he will be confident of his chances of victory.

Another Indian athlete to watch out for is Murali Sreeshankar, the national record holder in long jump. Sreeshankar finished third in the Paris Diamond League in June with a jump of 8.09m. He will be looking to improve on that performance in the coming months and challenge for a podium finish in the Diamond League final in Zurich in September.

Diamond League 2023 Indian athletes:

  • Dutee Chand (women’s 100m)
  • Hima Das (women’s 400m)
  • Jinson Johnson (men’s 800m)
  • Priyanka Goswami (women’s 3000m steeplechase)
  • Seema Punia (women’s discus throw)

India’s chances of success in the Diamond League will depend on a number of factors, including the form of their athletes, the competition they face, and the weather conditions. However, with a number of talented athletes in their ranks, India is well-placed to make a strong showing in the 2023 season.

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