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newsathletics11 days 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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newsathleticsa month 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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newsathletics2 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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newsathletics3 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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newsathletics4 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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newsathletics5 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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newsathletics6 months 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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featureathleticsa year 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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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

Came out for World Athletics Championships final thinking to qualify for the Olympics, admits Avinash Sable

Avinash Sable has mentioned that he was focused on qualifying for the Tokyo Games, knowing fully well that a podium finish at the World Championships in Doha was out of the question and he finished 13th in the finals. In just over 12 months, Sable has recreated national record four times.
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