1. Neeraj Chopra finished second in the men's javelin throw event at the Diamond League 2023 Final in Eugene, Oregon, with a best effort of 83.80m on Saturday.

1. Chopra became the first Indian to win a Diamond League Trophy last year but could not defend his title at Hayward Field.

1. Czech Republic's Jakub Vadlejch, the 2016 and 2017 Diamond League champion, won his third title with a best throw of 84.24m.

1. Chopra, who holds the Indian national record of 89.94m, won a world championship silver medal at the same venue last year with an 88.13m effort.

1. Chopra began with a foul on his first attempt but jumped to the second spot behind Vadlejch with his second throw.

1. An 81.37m throw on the third attempt followed by another foul from Chopra allowed Vadlejch to keep the lead.

1. Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Vadlejch logged his best mark of the night with the final attempt to defeat Chopra for the second time this year.

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1. Chopra's second-place finish is a commendable achievement, especially considering that he was competing against some of the best javelin throwers in the world.