India’s javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualified for the men’s Javelin Throw Final in his first attempt on Wednesday as he went past the qualification mark of 83.50m easily.
Chopra registered a throw of 86.65m.
In golf, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar, boxer Lovlina Borgohain, wrestlers Deepak Punia, Ravi Kumar and Anshu Malik will put India’s challenge forward even as the Indian women’s hockey team takes on Argentina in the all-important semifinal on Wednesday.
India defeated Australia in the quarterfinals of women’s hockey to set up a clash against Argentina.
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain will play her Welter semifinal match against the top seed Busenaz Surmeneli. She has been assured of a medal after having made the last four.