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newsathletics10 days ago

Report | Olympians Arokia Rajiv and Dhanalakshmi Sekar to skip upcoming National Open Athletics Championships

Olympians Dhanalakshmi Sekar and Arokia Rajiv won't be a part of the upcoming National Open Athletics Championships. As per a report, the athletes have not got enough time to prepare for the competition. Rajiv was part of the men's 4x400 relay team in Tokyo which went on to set a new Asian record.
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newsathletics2 months 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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newsathletics2 years ago

India’s mixed relay silver medal in 2018 Asian games to be upgraded following ban on Bahrain athlete

India will be awarded the gold medal for the mixed relay race in the Asian games last year after Bahrain athlete Kemi Adekoya, who was a part of the winning Bahrain team, failed a dope test. The athlete’s results for a period of three months have been scrapped and she has been given a four year ban.
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reportathletics2 years ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Swapna Barman, mixed relay team bag silver on Day 3

Heptathlete Swapna Barman won a silver medal for India on the third day of the ongoing 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar on Tuesday. The 4X400 mixed relay team also won a silver medal while Sanjivani Jadhav finished third in the women’s 10,000m final on yesterday.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Asian Games | India's mixed relay team's appeal for obstruction by Bahrain rejected by the jury

India's mixed relay team lodged a protest appeal against Bahrain reporting a Bahraini runner for obstructing Hima Das during the relay race in which India finished second. The appeal was rejected by the Asian Games’ Jury of Appeals for the athletics competition on Wednesday.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Asian Games 2018 | India lodge protest against Bahrain for obstructing Hima Das in mixed relay final

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday has lodged a complaint against Bahrain for causing obstruction to Hima Das during the Mixed 4x400 relay final of the Asiad in which India finished second. The protest has been admitted by the jury of appeals which will give a ruling on Wednesday.
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newsathletics4 years ago

Indian athletes begin impressively at 22nd Asian Athletics Championships

The first day of the Asian Athletic Championships in Bhubaneshwar brought great news for Indian sporting fans as the athletes qualified with ease in their respective events. Muhammed Anas, Arokia Rajiv, and Amoj Jacob qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m men's race with wins in heats.
Press Release
newsathletics5 years ago

Indian 4 x 400m relay squads qualify for Rio Olympics

The Indian men’s and women’s 4 x 400m relay teams have qualified for the upcoming Rio Olympics, the IAAF confirmed on their website on Wednesday. The men’s team qualified by coming 15th in the top-16 list of nations to make the cut for Rio, while the women’s team was placed 14th in the list.
Arun S Kaimal