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Tag: World Athletics Championships

Long Jumper Shaili Singh Misses Gold By 1cm In U20 World Athletics Championships
Long Jumper Shaili Singh Misses Gold By 1cm In U20 World Athletics Championships

India ended their campaign with a best ever medal haul of 2 silver and 1 bronze, though the country had won one gold each in the earlier two editions -- by Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra (2016) and quartermiler Hima Das (2018).

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World Athletics C'ships: P.U. Chitra Bows Out Of 1500m

Doha: P.U. Chitra ran her personal best in the women’s 1500m first round heats but failed to advance further in the World Athletics Championships here on Wednesday. Chitra, who is the Asian champion, ran 4 minutes, 11.10 seconds, which is slightly better than her earlier personal best of 4:11.55, to finish eighth in heat number […]

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Avinash In Steeplechase Final At Worlds After Appeal

Doha: Avinash Sable was on Tuesday included in the final of the men’s 3000m steeplechase event at the World Athletics Championships after his appeal against two incidents were successful, the Athletics Federation of India tweeted. “Avinash included in finals after India’s successful appeal,” the tweet read. Avinash, 24, broke his own national record but failed […]

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Annu Shatters Own National Record To Reach Javelin Final At Worlds

Doha: Ace Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani on Monday smashed her own national record during the qualification round of the World Athletics Championships here on Monday to finish fifth overall and become the first Indian to reach the medal round in the women’s javelin throw event at the Worlds. Annu bettered her own national record […]

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Felix Surpasses Bolt's Tally Of Gold Medals At World Championships

Doha: US’ Allyson Felix surpassed Jamaican great Usain Bolt as the most decorated athlete in the history of World Athletics Championships as she helped her team to the 4x400m mixed relay title in Doha. It took Felix’s gold tally to 12, one more than what Bolt finished with at the 2017 World Championships. USA on […]

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India Enter World Athletics Championships With Low Expectations

Doha: Medal is too far-fetched a thought and even hopes of making the finals seem barely believable as India enter the World Athletics Championship without two of their biggest stars — the injured Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das. The championship starts from Friday. World-class javelin thrower Neeraj is not taking part in the September 27 […]

Dutee Confirmed To Take Part In World C'ships

New Delhi: Sprinter Dutee Chand was on Thursday included in the India squad for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha later this month. The development came after the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) accepted an invite for her participation from its parent body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). “Participation of […]

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ASICS Rope In Athletes Jinson Johnson, T. Gopi

New Delhi: Footwear and sports equipment producing company ASICS on Wednesday named 800m runner Jinson Johnson and marathoner T. Gopi as their brand athletes. Jinson, who is just a small step away from qualifying for the World Athletics Championships in Doha, will be shifting his base to Colorado in the US to train for the […]

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Dutee granted Europe visa as prep continues for Oly qualification

New Delhi: Having failed to get a visa to head to Europe and participate in a few races to qualify for the World Athletics Championships, Dutee Chand finally got her visa after the Sports Ministry came to her aid. Taking to Twitter, Dutee wrote: “Stand as a proud daughter with all who stood by me […]

Dutee eliminated in 100-mt qualifying at world championships

London: Odia sprinter Dutee Chand, who was representing India at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, failed to qualify for the semis in heats of women 100 metre event. She clocked a timing of 12.07 seconds and finished sixth in the event. Unfortunately, Dutee couldn’t make the cut to 100-metre semis. During the Indian Grand […]

World Athletics Championships: Rs 5L incentive each to Dutee, Jauna

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 5 lakh cash incentive each to sprinter Dutee Chand and Jauna Murmu ahead of their tour to London to take part in the World Athletics Championships beginning from August 4. The event will continue till August 13. The chief minister also congratulated the athletes and wished them […]

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