featureathleticsa year ago

Tokyo Olympics | Solitary medal in athletics not enough; Indian athletes better for far more

During the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there were a host of athletes who made it to the finals of their respective track and field events, but only Neeraj Chopra went on to win a medal. Having said that, had some of them achieved their PBs or equalled them, they could have been among the medals too.
Madhav Agarwal
featureathletics2 years 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.
sounak mullick
newsathletics3 years ago

World Military Games | KT Irfan misses out on medal, finishes fourth in race walk

Olympian KT Irfan missed out on a bronze medal at the ongoing 7th Military World Games in Wuhan, China after finishing fourth in the 20 km race walk event on Friday by clocking 1:25:09s. Irfan holds the national record for the 20 km race walk event which he made at the 2012 London Olympics.
SportsCafe Desk
newsathletics3 years ago

Athletics World Championships | Avinash Sable qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in men’s 3000m steeplechase

India’s Avinash Sable has booked his berth for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the men’s 3000m steeplechase event. The steeplechaser got past his own national record for the second time in the championships but ended up at 13th place in the final race of the same event in Doha, Qatar.
SportsCafe Desk
newsathletics4 years ago

Tokyo Olympics | Irfan KT qualifies for 2020 Olympics in race walking

India’s race walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi managed to get a berth in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after he finished fourth in the Asian race Walking championship on Sunday. This will be Irfan’s second stint in the Olympics after he had previously participated in the 2012 London edition seven years back.
SportsCafe Desk
newsathletics4 years ago

National Race Walking Championship | KT Irfan secures win by literally a second

At the conclusion of the men's 20km race walk in the 6th Open National Race Walking Championship on Saturday, KT Irfan emerged triumphant with a timing of 1:26:18 seconds, one second earlier than his opponents. Haryana's Devender Singh and Sandeep Kumar finished with a timing of 1:26:19 seconds.
SportsCafe Desk
newsathletics5 years ago

CWG 2018 | India appeals against CWG’s decision on race walker KT Irfan

Athletics Federation of India(AFI) lodged a formal complaint with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CWG) on Monday clarifying race walker KT Irfan is not guilty. After the incident, he was not allowed to participate for violating the No-needle policy inside the Games village in Gold Coast.
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