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newsathletics5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's relay team likely to miss Olympic qualifiers

The women’s 100m squad, which was all set for qualification to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, will miss out on the upcoming World Relays, a qualifying event, owing to the cancellation of a connected flight to Poland. The suspension of flights was due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in India.
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newsathletics5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We are confident of qualifying in the 4*100m event, asserts Hima Das

Indian sprinter Hima Das is confident that the women’s 4*100m relay team, which she is also a part of, will qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics during the World Athletics Relay, in Poland, next month. Apart from the 'Dhing Express, national record holder Dutee Chand will also feature in the event.
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newsathletics7 months ago

Hima Das inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police

Indian athlete Hima Das has been inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police, with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also in attendance to grace the occasion. The ‘Dhing Express’ claimed three medals during the 2018 Asian Games, in Jakarta, including two top-podium finishes.
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newsathleticsa year ago

India's mixed team relay event Silver medal at 2018 Asian Games upgraded to Gold

India’s Silver medal win at the mixed team 4*400 relay event of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta has been upgraded to Gold after the original winners Bahrain was disqualified owing to a dope ban on one of its runners. Anu Raghavan was also upgraded to Bronze in her 400m hurdles event.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Athletics World Championships | Confident M Sreeshankar looks to kick-start India’s campaign on a high

The 2019 Athletics World Championship kicks off in Doha on Friday with M. Sreeshankar (Long Jump), the only Indian athlete participating on the opening day, eyeing a career-defining jump to get him into the finals of the event. Sreeshankar is the current national record holder at 8.20m.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Anjali Devi tops confirmatory trial, cleared for World Championships

Anjali Devi, the fastest Indian woman in 400 metres this season, was on Saturday cleared to take part in the World Championships in Doha after she won a confirmatory trial in New Delhi. She had clocked in a remarkable 51.53s in the National Inter-State Championships in Lucknow last month.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Mismanagement of injury keeps Hima out of World Championships, IFSM letter reveals

In a letter to Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) CEO Rajesh Rajagopalan, Dr. Chandran, of IFSM had written about the risks of Hima Das continuing to run despite reports of injury. While coach Radhakrishnan Nair believes India can reach 4x400m mixed relay finals despite the absence of Hima.
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newsathletics2 years ago

IAAF World Championships | Hima Das to miss with back injury

Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das, on Wednesday, has pulled out of the IAAF World Championships scheduled to be held in Qatar, after she failed to recover from a back injury, revealed the Athletics Federation of India. Das was expected to participate only in the relay events and not in the 400m.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Muhammed Anas, Hima Das finish on top at Mlada Boleslav Athletics Meet

Indian athlete Muhammad Anas emerged victorious in the men’s 400m race with a timing of 45.57 seconds at the Mlada Boleslav Athletic Meet in the Czech Republic. Among the women athletes at the meet, Hima Das clocked 53.07s and finished as the fastest runner in the 400m race on Saturday.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Hima Das, Mohammad Anas win gold medals in Czech Republic

Hima Das and Mohammad Anas continued their winning streak on the international stage as they clinched the gold medal at the Athleticky Mitink Reiter event, in the Czech Republic. This was Hima Das' sixth gold medal in Europe since July 2, although the competition has been mediocre.
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