newsathletics17 hours 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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newsathletics7 days 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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newsathletics14 days ago

Long exam breaks could hurt Hima Das’ World Championship chances, reveals coach

Deputy chief coach Radhakrishnan Nair has revealed that Hima Das’ long 45-day break stretching across and February and March could inflict damage her chances of qualifying for the World Championships. Not up to the highest level at the moment, Das has time until September 6 to prepare herself.
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newsathletics19 days ago

Hima Das to miss Inter-State meet, decides to stay in Czech Republic

Ace sprinter Hima Das managed to extend her visa, which was to expire on Tuesday, and would be training in the Czech Republic along with many other Indian athletes giving the Inter-State meet a miss. Numerous Indian athletes would be participating in IAAF-sanctioned Brno Grand Prix in Czech.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Hima Das is progressing in the right direction, says AFI performance director

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Performance Director Volker Herrmann has opined that star sprinter Hima Das is close to reaching her peak fitness levels. Since the start of July, Das has won a total of five races - four in 200m and one in 400m event - in Poland and the Czech Republic.
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newsathleticsa month ago

India’s mixed relay silver medal in 2018 Asian games to be upgraded following ban on Bahrain athlete

India will be awarded the gold medal for the mixed relay race in the Asian games last year after Bahrain athlete Kemi Adekoya, who was a part of the winning Bahrain team, failed a dope test. The athlete’s results for a period of three months have been scrapped and she has been given a four year ban.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet | Hima Das clinches third gold medal in 11 days

India’s ace sprinter Hima Das continued her terrific run as she won her third gold medal in just two weeks after she finished with the best timing in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet. Javelin throwers Vipin Kasana, Abhishek Singh and Davinder Singh also finished top three.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Universiade gold medal is truly special for me, says Dutee Chand

After winning the gold medal in the 100m event at the World University Games, Dutee Chand has said that the run was a “truly special” one for her. She also called the final race of the Universiade 2019 as a “close” one because the difference between the gold and the silver medal was only one second.
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newsathletics3 months ago

IAAF World Relays | India fail to qualify for the final

India’s women’s relay team finished a terrible 18th in the 21-team field while the men’s team ended 17th in the 17-team field, thereby failing to qualify for Doha World Championships, where the top 10 qualifies. Hima Das participated in the women’s team amidst all injury fears but to no avail.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Reports | Hima Das may not take part in World Relays due to spondylitis

According to The Indian Express, Hima Das may not take part in the IAAF World Relays starting this Saturday in Yokohama after she was diagnosed with spondylitis of the lumbar vertebrae. According to reports, this will require Das to go through a period of rest, rehabilitation along with medication.
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