Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem and India’s Neeraj Chopra after topping their respective World Athletics groups, fought in a nerve reckoning final. With a hair line difference Neeraj was able to win the gold and Nadeem the silver.

Indian with the best javelin throw attempt of 88.17m won the World Athletics Championship gold medal. And Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem finished second with a 87.82m throw.

This performance also qualifies both stalwarts for Paris Olympics 2024

2023 World Athletics Championships-Javelin Throw – Best 12 Performers

PositionBIB No.Country Athlete Mark
12451INDNeeraj CHOPRA88.17
22754PAKArshad NADEEM87.82 SB
32214CZEJakub VADLEJCH86.67
42394GERJulian WEBER85.79
52453INDKishore JENA84.77 PB
62457INDD.P MANU84.14
72288FINOliver HELANDER83.38
92789POLDawid WEGNER80.75
102225EGYIhab ABDELRAHMAN80.64
112671MDAAndrian MARDARE79.66
122081BELTimothy HERMAN74.56
World Athletics / Allsportspk