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Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, an Olympic and world champion, finished second in the Diamond League championship, failing to defend his title. 

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Chopra's performance in the grand finale was below his best, with a throw of 83.80m and two fouls. 

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He had previously qualified for the finals at the third spot and had won the 2022 DL Finals with an 88.44m throw. 

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No competitor managed to exceed 85m in the event due to the weather conditions. 

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Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic emerged as the Diamond League champion for the third time with an 84.24m throw.

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Oliver Helander of Finland secured third place with a throw of 83.74m. 

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Anderson Peters, a two-time world champion, had a challenging season and finished last with a throw of 74.71m. 

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Vadlejch won the DL Trophy and a $32,000 prize, while Chopra received $12,000 for finishing second. 

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Chopra's success, including an Olympic gold and World Championships gold, has inspired confidence in Indian athletics. 

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Chopra will now prepare for the Hangzhou Asian Games later this month, where he aims to defend his gold medal from 2018.