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While great javelin throwers need to possess significant amounts of strength, it is their ability to master the technique and perfect their throws that separates them from the rest. There are thousands of javelin athletes worldwide, but this list presents six of today’s best javelin throwers

Johannes Vetter

Germany’s Johannes Vetter is currently on top of the charts regarding the men’s category of the throwing event, which is the javelin. In terms of achievements, he has already secured a gold medal from the World Championship and has made it to three finals. However, his Olympic medal hopes have slipped away, and he will look to change that.

Jakub Vadlejch

Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch is the first athlete on this list. Like Vetter, he also has a silver medal from the World Championship. Despite not being able to capture the gold yet, he has a personal best of 89.73 meters. This impressive performance came during the most intense pressure event in the world.

Julian Weber

Another German athlete, Julian Weber, is in the third position. Although he has not been able to capture a gold medal yet, he has made it to several Olympic finals and the World Championship finals in his career. His personal best of 88.29 meters is quite impressive.

Neeraj Chopra

At the age of 24, Indian athlete, Neeraj Chopra, became the first athlete from his country to win an Olympic gold medal in athletics. He was also able to win the gold medal at the Asian Games. His personal best of 88.07 meters is quite impressive. This score has proved to be enough to secure him prestigious honors at international tournaments.

Anderson Peters

Another 24-year-old athlete who caught the public’s attention is Anderson Peters from the Republic of Grenada. He has already won a gold medal from the Pan American Games and a World Championship gold medal. His personal best is 87.31 meters.

Keshorn Walcott

The last athlete on this list is Keshorn Walcott, a 28-year-old from Trinidad and Tobago. He has already won two gold medals and a silver from the Olympic and Pan American Games. His personal best throw is 90.16 meters.