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newsathletics6 months ago

India's mixed team relay event Silver medal at 2018 Asian Games upgraded to Gold

India’s Silver medal win at the mixed team 4*400 relay event of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta has been upgraded to Gold after the original winners Bahrain was disqualified owing to a dope ban on one of its runners. Anu Raghavan was also upgraded to Bronze in her 400m hurdles event.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Hima Das, Mohammad Anas win gold medals in Czech Republic

Hima Das and Mohammad Anas continued their winning streak on the international stage as they clinched the gold medal at the Athleticky Mitink Reiter event, in the Czech Republic. This was Hima Das' sixth gold medal in Europe since July 2, although the competition has been mediocre.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Hima Das bags yet another gold by winning the 400-metre event in Czech Republic

Hima Das’ golden patch of form continues as she made a comeback in her specialist category in some fashion by finishing first by quite some distance and recording her season-best timing. This was her fifth gold medal in the month, whereas four other Indians secured medals in various events.
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newsathletics2 years ago

India’s mixed relay silver medal in 2018 Asian games to be upgraded following ban on Bahrain athlete

India will be awarded the gold medal for the mixed relay race in the Asian games last year after Bahrain athlete Kemi Adekoya, who was a part of the winning Bahrain team, failed a dope test. The athlete’s results for a period of three months have been scrapped and she has been given a four year ban.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Kladno Athletics Meet | Mohammad Anas breaks personal record to qualify for World Championships

Mohammad Anas broke his own national record in the men's 400m event to win the gold medal and consequently qualify for the World Championships alongside Hima Das. India also bagged six gold medals, three silver medals, and one bronze medal in another competition held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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reportathletics2 years ago

Asian Athletics Championships | PU Chitra clinches gold in 1500m race on final day

PU Chitra has claimed a gold for India in the 1500m at the ongoing 23rd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, where India finished with a total of 17 medals. Ajay Kumar Saroj and women’s 4X400 relay team bagged silver medals while Dutee Chand clinched a bronze in 200m race.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Jinson Johnson breaks Sriram Singh’s 42-year-old record to qualify for Asian Games

Jinson Johnson broke India’s longest standing national record of 1:45.77s in the 800m, set by Sriram Singh, to make the qualifying mark for Asian Games. In 200m event, Hima Das won gold to make the cut for Asiad while Muhammad Anas missed out on qualification mark of 20.87 seconds.
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newsathletics3 years ago

AFI orders Muhammed Anas to train in national camp ahead of Asiad

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has asked sprinter Muhammed Anas to train in the national camp ahead of the Asian Games despite the player’s willingness to train with his personal coach. The athlete from Kerala had created headlines in CWG after finishing fourth in the 400m final event.
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newsathletics5 years ago

Mohammad Anas qualifies for Olympics in 400m; India’s contingent crosses 100 for first time

Indian sprinter Mohammad Anas qualified for the Olympics on Saturday after shattering the national record in the men’s 400m at the Polish Athletics Championship at Bydgoszcz. With Anas’ qualification, the strength of the Indian contingent at an Olympics rose to three digits for the first-time ever.
Arun S Kaimal
newsathletics5 years ago

Power cut during Athletics meet robs India of potential Olympic qualification

Indian Grand Prix Athletics meet came to a farcical end on Sunday after a power cut at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi robbed India of potential Olympic qualification. Based on hand timings, four athletes appeared to have set national records and two might have qualified for Rio.
Arun S Kaimal