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newsathletics2 months ago

Dutee Chand to undergo one-week quarantine before preparing for World Relays

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will stay in quarantine for one week, at Patiala’s National Sports Institute before she starts preparing for next month’s World Relays. During the seven-day period, she won’t be able to train on the main synthetic track, use the main gymnasium or enter the dining hall.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Not worried about Olympic qualifications, praying for the pandemic to end soon, reveals Hima Das

Hima Das has confessed that she isn't worried about Olympic qualifications right now as it will only create tension, with her praying for the pandemic to end. The Athletics Federation of India has suspended all national events until September, while the athletics season starts in December.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das named among national campers for period leading up to 2020 Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and teenage quarter-miler Hima Das appeared among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year. Dutee Chand has been named as part of the nine-member 4x100m relay team.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Hima Das named in World Championships relay team after triumphant run of form

Hima Das has been picked by the Athletics Federation of India in the 25-member Indian squad of the relay team for the World Championships in Doha. With the Olympics in sight, Indian track and field fans will rest their hopes on the selected squad for a successful display at the World Championships.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Reports | Hima Das to step down from individual events at World C’ships

India’s ace sprinter Hima Das would reportedly not be participating in the individual events at the World Championships with federation focusing more on the success of 4x400m relay. It was also reported that she is suffering from a back injury but those claims were refuted by the national coach.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Hima Das bags yet another gold by winning the 400-metre event in Czech Republic

Hima Das’ golden patch of form continues as she made a comeback in her specialist category in some fashion by finishing first by quite some distance and recording her season-best timing. This was her fifth gold medal in the month, whereas four other Indians secured medals in various events.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Kladno Athletics Meet | Mohammad Anas breaks personal record to qualify for World Championships

Mohammad Anas broke his own national record in the men's 400m event to win the gold medal and consequently qualify for the World Championships alongside Hima Das. India also bagged six gold medals, three silver medals, and one bronze medal in another competition held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Kutno Athletics Meet | Hima Das, Muhammed Anas win gold medals in 200m event

India’s ace athletes Hima Das and Muhammed Anas clinched the gold medal at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland on Sunday in their respective categories of the 200m event. While Hima Das clocked 23.97 seconds to finish first, Muhammed Anas finished his in 21.18 seconds to win it comprehensively.
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newsathletics2 years ago

AFI mulling to open Indian Grand Prix for international athletes in 2020

With many top-level athletes in India not participating in the Indian Grand Prix series this year, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) may open up the event for international players next year. AFI secretary CK Valson has stated that the standard of the competition will go up with this move.
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newsathletics3 years ago

I will have to work harder to improve my timing, says Hima Das

Indian athlete Hima Das has revealed that she has to invest a lot of hard work in order to compete against the 51 athletes, who can run faster than her right now. She also praised the state government's policy of providing financial aid to the athletes as it motivates the players to perform better.
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