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National Open Athletics Championships | Annu Rani clinches gold in javelin throw

Annu Rani has clinched a gold medal in the women’s javelin throw final at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Thursday. Rani registered a distance of 58.60m while her teammate from Indian Railways Sharmila Kumari got to 53.28m and bagged the silver medal.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Reports | Neeraj Chopra to return to action at National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi

India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be returning to action at the National Open after a year as he had surgery for an elbow injury and missed this April's Asian Championships and the Worlds in Doha. Annu Rani, returning from the Worlds, will take part but Avinash Sable is doubtful.
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Athletics World Championships | Annu Rani finishes eighth in javelin final; Avinash Sable makes it to 3000m steeplechase final

India’s Annu Rani failed to repeat her remarkable qualifying round form where she smashed her own national record as she finished eighth in the women’s javelin throw. While Avinash Sable made it to the men’s 3000m steeplechase finals after AFI’s appeal was upheld in Doha on Tuesday.
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Athletics World Championships | Annu Rani breaks own national record, seals Olympics berth

Ace Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani produced the performance of her life on Monday when she threw a whopping 62.43m, which not only broke her own previous national record but also sealed her a place in Tokyo next year. In other events, both Archana Suseentran and Anjali Devi failed to make the cut.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Lausanne Diamond League | Annu Rani finishes seventh in javelin throw

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani finished at the seventh position in the prestigious IAAF Diamond League athletics competition in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Indian, with her best throw of only 59.35m, had to remain content with the seventh-place finish at the event in Switzerland.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Annu Rani wins bronze at Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani has bagged a bronze medal at the Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet in the Czech Republic. The Golden Spike Athletics meet in Ostrava is an International Association of Athletics Federations World Challenge event and Rani is the only Indian medal winner there.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Shivpal Singh, Annu Rani to make their maiden Diamond League appearances

Indian javelin throwers Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani are all set to make their debut in the prestigious Diamond League Series in Oslo which is scheduled to begin on June 13. Earlier this year, both the athletes had clinched the silver medal at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Asian Athletics Championships | India start campaign with five medals on opening day

Indian started their campaign with five medals on the opening day of Asian Athletics Championship as winning three bronze and two silver medals. Odisha’s Dutee Chand smashed her own record to qualify for the semis with the biggest disappointment being Hima Das, who retired with back spasms.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Annu Rani creates national record to qualify for Asian and World Championships

26-year-old javelin thrower Annu Rani speared a distance of 62.34m to see herself qualify for the World and the Asian Championships, both of which would be held in Doha in coming months. Kumari Sharmila won the silver with a 54.98m throw, while Rupinder Kaur came was third with an effort of 53.90m.
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