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DP Manu wins gold in javelin at Taiwan Athletics Open

Indian javelin thrower DP Manu won the gold medal at the Taiwan Athletics Open 2024 with a throw of 81.58 meters on Saturday. Manu started with a throw of 78.32 meters, improved to 80.59 meters in his third attempt, and secured first place with his final throw of 81.58 meters.

Chao Tsun Cheng of Chinese Taipei took the silver medal with a throw of 76.21 meters, while his compatriot Chao-Hong Huang won bronze with 71.24 meters. Manu was the only foreign participant among 12 competitors.

Although Manu won the gold, he has not yet met the automatic qualification mark of 85.50 meters for the Paris Olympics.

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