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National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand, PU Chitra close season with 200m, 800m titles

Dutee Chand completed a sprint double by adding the 200m gold to her 100m title while PU Chitra added the women’s 800m crown to her 1500m title at the National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Sunday. Dutee Chand was adjudged the best athlete in the women’s category.
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newsathletics2 days ago

National Open Athletics C’ships | Noah Nirmal Tom and VK Vismaya win 400m titles

Noah Nirmal Tom and VK Vismaya have won the men’s and women’s 400m titles respectively at the ongoing National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi. In men’s shot put event, Tajinderpal Singh Toor broke his own national record that he had registered during the Asian Games last year.
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newsathletics6 days 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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newsathletics11 days ago

IAAF World Championships | Tejinder Pal Singh, Jinson Johnson bow out in qualification rounds of respective events

India’s Asian Games gold medallist duo of shot-putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor and 1500m runner Jinson Johnson crashed out of the World Athletics Championships in Doha on Thursday. Tejinder registered a season-best throw in men's shot put, however, he couldn't clear the qualification mark.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Tejinderpal Singh Toor wins shot put silver in Czech Republic

Tejinderpal Singh Toor ended up as the runner-up in the shot put event at the athletics meet in the Czech Republic but failed to match the qualifying standards of the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha. However, he had already qualified for the tournament earlier in the year.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Hima Das to miss Inter-State meet, decides to stay in Czech Republic

Ace sprinter Hima Das managed to extend her visa, which was to expire on Tuesday, and would be training in the Czech Republic along with many other Indian athletes giving the Inter-State meet a miss. Numerous Indian athletes would be participating in IAAF-sanctioned Brno Grand Prix in Czech.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet | Hima Das clinches third gold medal in 11 days

India’s ace sprinter Hima Das continued her terrific run as she won her third gold medal in just two weeks after she finished with the best timing in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet. Javelin throwers Vipin Kasana, Abhishek Singh and Davinder Singh also finished top three.
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newsathletics5 months ago

AFI nominates Neeraj Chopra for Khel Ratna, five athletes for Arjuna Award

Neeraj Chopra has been nominated by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. On the other hand, the athletics federation has also recommended Arpinder Singh, Tejinder Pal Singh, Swapna Barman and Dutee Chand for Arjuna Award this year.
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newsathletics6 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Gomathi Marimuthu, Tajinder Pal Toor clinch gold medals for India on Day 2

Gomathi Marimuthu won the first gold medal for India in women’s 800m at the ongoing 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Tajinder Pal Toor has also won a gold medal in the men’s shot put on the second day in which India bagged a total of six medals at the continental event.  
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newsathleticsa year ago

Exclusive foreign coaches for Arpinder, Tajinder, says AFI

AFI secretary C.K. Valson has announced that foreign coaches will be appointed for Asiad gold medalists Arpinder Singh and Tajinder Pal Singh among others. The Federation also expects “breakthrough medals” in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics from the athletes and plans are being executed to fulfil the same.
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