Asian Championships silver medallist javelin thrower Shivpal Singh is set to compete in his maiden Diamond League Series in the Oslo leg on June 13, the Athletics Federation of India said. The 23-year-old Shivpal had won the silver in the Asian Championships held last month in Doha with a personal best throw of 86.23m, which also fetched him a berth in the World Championships scheduled in the same Qatar capital city in September-October.Also Read - India Vs Sri Lanka Match Preview: India T201 Squad, Predicted Playing 11, Lucknow Stadium Pitch Report And Weather Forecast

“Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh will compete at #iaaf @Diamond_League Oslo leg on 13th June 2019,” the AFI tweeted. With Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Neeraj Chopra recovering after elbow surgery, Shivpal is the top javelin thrower in the country currently. This will be Shivpal’s first foray in the prestigious Diamond League Series, which is an invitational event competed among top athletes in the world. Also Read - Suresh Raina To Shakib Al Hasan: High Profile Players Who Went Unsold In IPL Auction 2022, Watch Full List

Last year, Neeraj took part in three legs of Diamond League and then finished fourth in the Finals in Zurich. Shivpal left for Spala in Poland, along with other javelin throwers for their foreign training stint. Also Read - Time to Put Past to Rest And Focus on Future: Neeraj Chopra After Reaching Chula Vista