Neeraj Chopra undergoes elbow surgery

New Delhi: Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Friday ‘undergone’ a surgery in his right elbow, which he mentioned will require ‘some months’ of rehabilitation.

The 21-year-old wrote on his Twitter handle: “Undergone elbow surgery in Mumbai by Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala. Will require some months of rehabilitation before I can start back with throwing. Hoping to return stronger.”

“Every setback is a setup for a comeback. God wants to bring you out better than you were before,” he added.

Chopra did not mention a specific date for his return. Hence, he raised doubts over his participation in the World Championship, which is set to commence in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

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Moreover, Chopra, who had won gold at the Asian Games 2018 and Commonwealth Games 2018, already missed the Asian Championship held in Doha last month.


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