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India's Priya Mohan disappoints at Montgeron-Essonne International Athletics Meeting

Priya Mohan, a teenage Indian runner, finished sixth in the 400m event at the Montgeron-Essonne 2022 International Athletics Meeting in Montgeron, France on Sunday. Priya recorded 53.18s in France after setting a personal best of 52.37s in the Indian Grand Prix 2 in March this year.
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newsathletics3 days ago

Harmilan Bains to miss out on Commonwealth Games due to knee surgery

Harmilan Bains, India's promising middle-distance runner, will lose out on the Commonwealth Games 2022 and the World Athletics Championships 2022 due to a knee injury. Bains had a knee injury at the start of the season and has not competed since; she will need four months to heal.
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newsathletics5 days ago

Jyothi Yarraji breaks long-standing national record in women's 100m hurdles at Cyprus International Athletics Meet

After being refused the National Record twice before, young Indian hurdler Jyothi Yarraji made history at the Cyprus International Athletics Meet by shattering a 20-year-old record. Jyothi set a new record of 13.23 seconds in the women's 100m hurdles, breaking the previous mark of 13.38s.
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newsathletics6 days ago

Rohit Yadav breaks meet record at Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition, takes gold

On Monday, top challenger Rohit Yadav of Uttar Pradesh captured the men's gold medal at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur in the Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition 2022. In all six tries, Rohit Yadav broke the 74m barrier, with his best performance of 78.31m coming in his third try.
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newsathletics8 days ago

Annu Rani betters own national record mark with a throw of 63.82m

Annu Rani, a Tokyo Olympian, won gold in the Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition 2022 on Sunday with a record-holding throw of 63.82m at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur. Rani broke her own national mark of 63.24m, which she set the previous year at the Federation Cup.
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newsathletics8 days ago

Avinash Sable breaks 30-year-old national record in 5000m

Avinash Sable, India's best long-distance runner, shattered a 30-year-old record in the 5000m long-distance event at the Sound Running Track Meet in San Juan Capistrano, California. Sable finished 12th in the race in 13:25.65s, breaking Bahadur Prasad's record of 13:29.70s established in 1992.
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newsathletics10 days ago

TOPS approve extension of training in Turkey for Neeraj Chopra

The Target Olympic Podium Scheme of the SAI has granted Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra's request for financial help of INR 5.5 lakh for the continuation of his offseason workouts in Turkey. Chopra is currently training in Antalya at the Gloria Sports Arena, preparing for the CWG.
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newsathletics11 days ago

Sprinter Dutee Chand to retire after 2024 Paris Olympics

Dutee Chand, an elite Indian sprinter, will retire after competing in the 2024 Olympics in Paris. After losing the 200m race to Priya Mohan at the Khelo India University Games, Dutee, who has represented India in the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics, made her intentions clear, on her future.
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newsathletics12 days ago

Kamalpreet Kaur tests positive for banned substance, could be jailed for four years

The Athletics Integrity Unit has provisionally barred top Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur after she tested positive for a prohibited drug. If proven guilty, Kaur, who made it to the finals of women's discus at Tokyo Olympics 2020, risks a potential four-year prison sentence.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Indian Open Race Walking | Ramandeep Kaur makes national record in 35km walk

On Sunday, Ramandeep Kaur, the national open athletics champion, won the women's 35km event at the Indian Open Race Walking Competition 2022 in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Kaur also recaptured the national record in the category, which had been taken away from her by Tokyo Olympian Priyanka Goswami.
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