Javelin spearhead DP Manu bags gold

DP Manu

Taiwan: India’s DP Manu won the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at the Taiwan Athletics Open 2024 with a best effort of 81.58m. Manu started the competition with a throw of 78.32m, then improved it to 80.59m in the third attempt.

The Indian athlete was the only foreign participant among the 12 competitors who took part in the event. In the final round, Manu failed in the fourth throw, but reached 81.52m in the next attempt.

In the sixth and final attempt, Manu topped the competition with a best throw of 81.58m, breaking his previous record. Chao Tsun Cheng of Chinese Taipei won the silver medal with a throw of 76.21m, while his compatriot Chao-Hong Huang won the bronze with a best effort of 71.24m.



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