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August 7 to be marked as 'Javelin Throw Day' to honour Neeraj Chopra

Athletics Federation of India has decided to name August 7 as 'Javelin Throw Day' in India to honour Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra. Chairman of AFI Planning Committee Lalit Bhanot said in a bid to promote the sport, competitions will be conducted every year throughout India on August 7. Neeraj won India's first Olympic gold in athletics on August 7.

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