Sports18, the recently launched sports vertical of viacom18, is all set to telecast Paavo Nurmi Games and BWF Indonesia Open 2022.
Neeraj Chopra, India’s Gold medalist for Javelin throw at Tokyo Olympics will be participating at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. He will be stepping on the field for first time on Tuesday after the Tokyo Olympics against his arch-rivals, Johannes Vetter and World champion Anderson Peters, who improved his personal best to 93.07 metres at the Diamond League in Doha. This athletics event is Finland’s top track and field competition since 1957 and is part of the World Athletics Continental Tour meet.
At the BWF Indonesia Open 2022 in Jakarta starting from June 14, more than 25 Indian shuttlers will be in action including, Lakshya Sen, H.S. Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu. Parupalli Kashyap meets Sameer Verma while Prannoy faces 8th seed Lakshya Sen in their opening fixtures. In the women’s singles, Nehwal takes on 5th seed Carolina Marin in the Round 1 battle. Seventh-seeded Sindhu starts her campaign against Chinese shuttler, HE Bing Jiao.
Watch World Athletics Continental Tour 2022- Paavo Nurmi Games on June 14th, 9:30 pm onwards, and BWF Indonesia Open 2022 on June 15th, 7:30 am onwards, LIVE & Exclusive on Sports18 1 SD & HD.