newsathletics7 months ago

Annu Rani advances to javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships 2022

Early on Wednesday, India's Annu Rani advanced to the women's javelin throw final at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon. After competing in the Doha 2019 final, the 29-year-old Indian will compete in this final for second time in a row, after she finished eighth in qualifying round.
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newsathletics9 months ago

Annu Rani betters own national record mark with a throw of 63.82m

Annu Rani, a Tokyo Olympian, won gold in the Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition 2022 on Sunday with a record-holding throw of 63.82m at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur. Rani broke her own national mark of 63.24m, which she set the previous year at the Federation Cup.
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newsathletics1 year ago

AFI president opens up on javelin coach Uwe Hohn sacking, says athletes didn't want to train with him

Javelin coach Uwe Hohn was sacked from the position after the Tokyo Olympics, as other Indian throwers - Annu Rani and Shivpal - failed to make an impact in the Games. AFI president Adille Sumariwala has opened up about the whole issue and said that the sacking was purely on non-performance.
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newsathletics2 years 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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newsathletics2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Annu Rani creates national record but fails to earn Tokyo berth

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani surpassed her own national record but still failed to breach the 2021 Tokyo Olympics qualification mark at the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships, in Patiala. Also, Gurindervir Singh of Punjab clocked 10.30 in the men’s 100m event.
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newsathletics3 years ago

National Open Athletics Championships | Annu Rani clinches gold in javelin throw

Annu Rani has clinched a gold medal in the women’s javelin throw final at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Thursday. Rani registered a distance of 58.60m while her teammate from Indian Railways Sharmila Kumari got to 53.28m and bagged the silver medal.
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newsathletics3 years 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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newsathletics3 years ago

Athletics World Championships | Annu Rani finishes eighth in javelin final; Avinash Sable makes it to 3000m steeplechase final

India’s Annu Rani failed to repeat her remarkable qualifying round form where she smashed her own national record as she finished eighth in the women’s javelin throw. While Avinash Sable made it to the men’s 3000m steeplechase finals after AFI’s appeal was upheld in Doha on Tuesday.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Athletics World Championships | Annu Rani breaks own national record, seals Olympics berth

Ace Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani produced the performance of her life on Monday when she threw a whopping 62.43m, which not only broke her own previous national record but also sealed her a place in Tokyo next year. In other events, both Archana Suseentran and Anjali Devi failed to make the cut.
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newsathletics4 years ago

Lausanne Diamond League | Annu Rani finishes seventh in javelin throw

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani finished at the seventh position in the prestigious IAAF Diamond League athletics competition in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Indian, with her best throw of only 59.35m, had to remain content with the seventh-place finish at the event in Switzerland.
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