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National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand betters her own 100m national record en route to title

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand bettered her own national record in the women’s 100m semifinals at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Friday, clocking 11.22 seconds. MP Jabir created the men’s 400m hurdles meet record in the final with a timing of 49.41 seconds.
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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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IAAF World Championships | Dharun Ayyasamy bows out early as MP Jabir enters semis

Tamil Nadu sprinter Dharun Ayyasamy turned out to be the biggest upset for the Indian athletics contingent as the much anticipated quartermiler was eliminated in the opening round of the men’s 400m hurdles. However, MP Jabir managed to enter the semis of the same event finishing third in heats.
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