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2021 Tokyo Olympics | Fully prepared for the Games, not feeling any pressure, asserts Shivpal Singh

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh stated that he is fully prepared for the Olympics and is not feeling any pressure at the moment. The athlete is confident regarding his prospects at the mega-event and insists that he is going to come back after winning a medal for his country.
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newsathletics15 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Will definitely beat our 2012 London Olympics medal count in Tokyo, asserts Akoria Rajiv

Sprinter Akoria Rajiv, who will feature in the Men's 4*400m relay at the upcoming Games, feels that the Indian contingent will surpass their tally of record six medals achieved at the 2012 London Olympics. He is part of the relay squad that includes Muhammed Anas, Noah Nirmal Tom, and Amoj Jacob.
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newsathleticsa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Javelin thrower Annu Rani qualifies for the Games through world rankings

India javelin thrower Annu Rani has qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics by virtue of world rankings, having initially failed to breach the A-qualification mark in the recently concluded Inter-State Athletics Championships. She recently broke the national record with a throw of 62.83m.
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newsathleticsa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | MP Jabir qualifies for the Games in 400m hurdles

MP Jabir recently qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the men’s 400m hurdles by virtue of the world ranking quota, on Thursday. Working for the Indian Navy since 2017, Jabir will simultaneously become the first Indian male athlete to compete in the 400m hurdles at the Olympics.
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newsathleticsa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Seema Punia qualifies for her third Olympic Games

Veteran Indian discus thrower Seema Punia secured a berth for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics by breaching the qualification mark in the ongoing National Senior Inter-State Athletic Championships. Having already made her Olympics debut in 2004, Seema will be making her third appearance at the mega event.
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal, will return to international competition on June 10

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has reached Portugal ahead of an event that starts in Lisbon, on June 10 and will also mark his return to the international circuit after a one-year gap. The last international competition that Neeraj took part was in South Africa in January last year.
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featureathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Athletics Team (Field)

Neeraj Chopra, one of India’s brightest medal prospects at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, leads the charge for India in athletics in field events. However, we cannot ignore the likes the Shivpal Singh, Murali Sreeshankar and Kamalpreet Kaur who are equally talented and aiming for glory at the spectacle
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Neeraj Chopra gets France visa, set to ramp up preparations in Europe

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will return to international action after a gap of a year, with him heading to Europe for a training-cum-competition tour in the build-up to the Olympics. Neeraj will observe a 10-day quarantine in France, following which he will feature in a few competitions.
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featureathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Athletics Team (Track and Road)

Apart from the two silver medals claimed at the 1900 Paris Olympics, India's achievement in athletics at the mega-event is as good as nothing. However, the ever-determined young brigade is on a mission to break the trend once the 2021 Tokyo Olympics gets underway later this year.
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Mental aspect will be important at the Games, asserts Murali Sreeshankar

Tokyo-bound Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar feels that the mental aspect will play a key role at the Olympics and he is working on how to perform well in spite of the pressure. The Kerala-based athlete is optimistic of participating in a few competitions in Asia ahead of the Olympics,
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