newsathleticsa month ago

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 months ago

Indian Grand Prix | Asiad gold medallist Arpinder Singh beaten in triple jump

Asian Games’ champion triple jumper Arpinder Singh was beaten to the gold medal by Karthik Unnikrishnan at the Indian Grand Prix on Thursday. While India’s 4x400m relay team stumbled to improve their timing for the World Championships despite winning, Dutee Chand might just make the cut.
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newsathletics3 months ago

No Indian qualifies for World Athletics Championships in the inter-state meet on Wednesday

The winners at the inter-state Athletic tournament on Wednesday fell short of the qualifying mark for the World Championships to be held in Doha later in the year. Arpinder Singh came the closest to the mark after he fell just 12 cm short of the required triple-jump even though he won the gold.
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newsathletics5 months ago

I’m shocked by Arpinder Singh’s performance, says Bedros Bedrosian

Arpinder Singh finished eighth in the Classic Permit Meeting de Montreuil, as he got to a distance of just 15.78m, which is way less than his personal best of 17.17m. The Indian national coach Bedros Bedrosian has said that he is “shocked” with this performance by the triple jumper.
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newsathletics6 months ago

Triple jumper Arpinder Singh to train under Antony Yaich

Indian athlete Arpinder Singh will now get coaching from Antony Yaich who is the chief athletics coach of Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS). Earlier, Arpinder had a plan to train under the guidance of USA’s Jeremy Fischer but the athlete couldn’t get any proper reply from the TOPS authorities.
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newsathletics6 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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newsathletics7 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | India’s medal tally will be something like 20, believes Bahadur Singh

Chief national athletics coach Bahadur Singh is of the belief that India will claim something around 20 medals in the Asian Athletics Championships starting from tomorrow in Doha, Qatar. However, Bahadur has also said not to ask him particularly about the gold medals in the 23rd Asian Championships.
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newsathletics8 months ago

Federation Cup | Eight athletes qualify for Asian Athletics Championships on Day 2

Eight Indian athletes earned tickets for the upcoming Asian Athletics Championships on the second day of the ongoing Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championship in Patiala. Dharun Ayyasamy has set a new national record in men’s 400m hurdles at the same event to overtake his previous one.
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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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newsathleticsa year ago

National Open Athletics Championships | Avinash Sable sets new national record in 3000m steeplechase

Avinash Sable of Services has set a new national record in men’s 3000m steeplechase at the ongoing 58th National Open Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Another athlete from Services – Sanjit won the 200m race after having won the 100m gold earlier in the championships.
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