India’s Olympic javelin champion Neeraj Chopra was dominated out of the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham with damage on Tuesday, two days forward of the opening ceremony.
Chopra, 24, picked up the damage throughout the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, the place he received silver on the weekend.
The Indian Olympic Affiliation didn’t say what the damage was however after coming second behind Grenada’s Anderson Peters he complained about “discomfort” in his thigh.
Chopra was the reigning champion on the Commonwealth Video games, which begin on Thursday.
“Chopra had referred to as me earlier in the present day from the US to convey his lack of ability to participate within the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games owing to health considerations,” Indian Olympic Affiliation secretary common Rajeev Mehta stated in a press release.
“(He) had an MRI scan achieved on Monday and, based mostly on it, he has been suggested a month’s relaxation by his medical crew.”
Chopra made historical past for his nation when he received the javelin finally summer season’s Tokyo Video games, changing into India’s first Olympic athletics gold medallist.
Talking after the World Championships in Oregon, Chopra was quoted as saying by the NDTV information community: “After the fourth throw I did really feel a little bit of discomfort in my thigh, I wasn’t capable of put in that a lot effort.
“That was on my thoughts, however I simply needed to ensure I can throw. So I strapped my thigh.”