newsathletics1 month ago

World Athletics Cross Country Championships | Avinash Sable disappoints with 35th place finish, Parul Chaudhary ends 20th

India's ace long-distance runner Avinash Sable clocked 31:43s to end a lowly 35th in the senior men's race at the World Athletics Cross Country Championships 2023 in Bathurst, Australia on Saturday. A CWG silver medalist in the 3000m steeplechase, Sable was slow off the blocks initially.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Paris 2024 comes up with stringent entry standards for track & field competitions, only four Indians on track to make cut

The World Athletics unveiled the revised athletics qualification method for the Paris Olympics, which has caused significant worry among Indian athletes owing to the more stringent requirements. As per those standards, only four Indians would manage to qualify, as per performances till now.
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newsathletics6 months ago

Murali Sreeshankar and Avinash Sable only superstars to participate at National Games

The next National Games will feature a host of track and field superstars, including steeplechaser Avinash Sable and long jumper Murali Sreeshankar, with athletics expected to be the largest contingent of competitors among the 36 disciplines. Gujarat will host the Games starting on September 29.
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newsathletics7 months ago

Lausanne Diamond League 2022 | Neeraj Chopra likely to make a comeback for August 26 event

Tokyo Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is likely to make a comeback after his injury at the Lausanne Diamond League 2022 in Switzerland on August 26 after pulling out of the Commonwealth Games. He had suffered a groin injury during the World Athletics Championship, where he won a silver medal.
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newsathletics8 months ago

LIVE - CWG 2022 | Eldhose Paul wins gold, Aboobacker silver in men's triple jump

Another day at the Commonwealth Games 2022, and a major focus will be on athletics again, as a few Indian will be in the fray today as well. The biggest hope for India from the track will be Avinash Sable, who will be seen in action in the men's 3000m steeplechase and 5000m final.
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newsathletics8 months ago

World Athletics Championships 2022 | Neeraj Chopra, Murali Sreeshankar and Avinash Sable brightest medal prospects

Neeraj Chopra will enter the World Championship with a billion aspirations for yet another historic outcome. It won't come as a surprise if long jumper Murali Sreeshankar makes history at the exhibition, which gets underway here on Friday. Chopra is grateful for this season's outstanding results.
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newsathletics10 months ago

Avinash Sable impresses again, finishes fourth in 3000m steeplechase at California

Indian steeplechase Avinash Sable, who has been in fine form in the last few months, finished fourth at the USATF Distance Classic event in California, clocking a time of 8:25.82s. The 27-year-old narrowly missed out on a medal, but finished ahead of Rio Olympics medalist Evan Jager.
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newsathletics11 months ago

Avinash Sable breaks 30-year-old national record in 5000m

Avinash Sable, India's best long-distance runner, shattered a 30-year-old record in the 5000m long-distance event at the Sound Running Track Meet in San Juan Capistrano, California. Sable finished 12th in the race in 13:25.65s, breaking Bahadur Prasad's record of 13:29.70s established in 1992.
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newsathletics1 year ago

Indian Grand Prix 2 | Avinash Sable betters 3000m steeplechase national record

India's Avinash Sable managed to break the national record in men's 3000m steeplechase, at the Indian Grand Prix 2, at the Chandrasekharan Nair Police Stadium on Wednesday. He bettered his own national record time by completing the race in 8:16.21s, shaving off 1.91s from his previous best.
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featureathletics2 years 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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