newsathleticsa month 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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newsathletics2 months 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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newsathletics4 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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reportathletics5 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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newsathletics5 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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newsathleticsa year ago

It was a big challenge to beat Bahrain, says M.R. Poovamma

Following the Indian women's relay team's brilliant gold feat in the 4x400m relay event at the Asian Games, athlete M.R. Poovamma has revealed that it was a huge task to defeat Bahrain. This was also quite unbelievably India's fifth consecutive gold in the women's 4x400m relay event.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Asian Games | India's mixed relay team's appeal for obstruction by Bahrain rejected by the jury

India's mixed relay team lodged a protest appeal against Bahrain reporting a Bahraini runner for obstructing Hima Das during the relay race in which India finished second. The appeal was rejected by the Asian Games’ Jury of Appeals for the athletics competition on Wednesday.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Asian Games 2018 | India lodge protest against Bahrain for obstructing Hima Das in mixed relay final

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday has lodged a complaint against Bahrain for causing obstruction to Hima Das during the Mixed 4x400 relay final of the Asiad in which India finished second. The protest has been admitted by the jury of appeals which will give a ruling on Wednesday.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Indian women’s 4*400m relay team inch closer to Rio

The Indian women’s 4*400m relay team on Sunday boosted their chances of qualifying for the upcoming Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The team led by MR Poovamma clocked 3:31.39 seconds in the PTS Meeting at Samorin, Slovakia to win gold and inch closer to a place in the quadrennial event.
Saketh RVK