After a 16-month hiatus, Chopra returned to international competition in January 2020 with a winning throw of 87.
Women's javelin throw was added to the Olympic program in 1932; of the United States became the first champion.
According to some historians, Chopra is the first Olympic medalist in track and field for India, but this status is disputed.
It has been part of the modern Olympic Games program since 1908 for men and 1932 for women.
Vetter has now also five throws in the all time top 10 25 in the top 100.
It is said that a moderately flexible javelin is easier to throw, and one that quickly dampens flex and vibration after release flies farther.