newsathletics5 days ago

100 metres is a technical event, so you have to focus on every detail, says Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has stressed on the importance of focusing on technical details in 100 metres events of athletics. Chand is currently preparing for the World University Games to be held in Italy this year and will now approach new union sports minister Kiren Rijiju for her inclusion in TOP scheme.
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newsathleticsa month ago

There is a perfect blend of great poise and power from start to finish in Dutee Chand’s running, states Nagpuri Ramesh

Athletics coach Nagpuri Ramesh has asserted that Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has a perfect blend of great poise and power in her running. Ramesh has also added that qualifying cycles for the World Championships has also started and Chand is determined to meet the mark for the global event.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Feel sorry for Caster Semeya, says Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has slammed IAAF’s win over Caster Semeya and asking hyperandrogenous athletes to take medication for lowering their testosterone levels at certain events, stating that it would only discourage people from taking up the sport. Chand also felt that the South African didn’t get justice.
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newsathletics2 months ago

AFI nominates Neeraj Chopra for Khel Ratna, five athletes for Arjuna Award

Neeraj Chopra has been nominated by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. On the other hand, the athletics federation has also recommended Arpinder Singh, Tejinder Pal Singh, Swapna Barman and Dutee Chand for Arjuna Award this year.
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reportathletics2 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | PU Chitra clinches gold in 1500m race on final day

PU Chitra has claimed a gold for India in the 1500m at the ongoing 23rd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, where India finished with a total of 17 medals. Ajay Kumar Saroj and women’s 4X400 relay team bagged silver medals while Dutee Chand clinched a bronze in 200m race.
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reportathletics2 months 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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newsathletics2 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | India start campaign with five medals on opening day

Indian started their campaign with five medals on the opening day of Asian Athletics Championship as winning three bronze and two silver medals. Odisha’s Dutee Chand smashed her own record to qualify for the semis with the biggest disappointment being Hima Das, who retired with back spasms.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Dutee Chand sets new national record in women’s 100m event

India sprinter Dutee Chand broke her own national record as she recorded a timing of 11.28 seconds to qualify for the semi-finals of the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha on Sunday. Meanwhile, Hima Das failed to make the semis as she suffered a severe back cramp in the 400m heats.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Davinder Singh Kang to represent India in javelin throw

After being cleared of doping charges, javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has made it to the Indian contingent for the upcoming 23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar. The other Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra had earlier pulled out of the championships due to an injury.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Want to better last edition’s results, says Dutee Chand

After the Indian women’s 4x100m relay team qualified for the upcoming 23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Doha this month, Dutee Chand has said that she has an aim of improving the result from the previous edition. The team clocked 44.12s in the confirmatory trails on Saturday.
Chiranjibi Pati