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featureathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Athletics Team (Field)

Neeraj Chopra, one of India’s brightest medal prospects at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, leads the charge for India in athletics in field events. However, we cannot ignore the likes the Shivpal Singh, Murali Sreeshankar and Kamalpreet Kaur who are equally talented and aiming for glory at the spectacle
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Mental aspect will be important at the Games, asserts Murali Sreeshankar

Tokyo-bound Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar feels that the mental aspect will play a key role at the Olympics and he is working on how to perform well in spite of the pressure. The Kerala-based athlete is optimistic of participating in a few competitions in Asia ahead of the Olympics,
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newsathletics5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Focus on going past the Olympic qualification mark, asserts Murali Sreeshankar

India’s national record holder in long jump Murali Sreeshankar is aiming to go past the Olympic qualification mark in the second leg of the one-day Indian Grand Prix Meet, at the National Institute of Sports, in Patiala this Thursday. The qualification mark for the Tokyo Olympic Games is 8.22m.
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newsathletics2 years ago

National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand betters her own 100m national record en route to title

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand bettered her own national record in the women’s 100m semifinals at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Friday, clocking 11.22 seconds. MP Jabir created the men’s 400m hurdles meet record in the final with a timing of 49.41 seconds.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Avinash Sable, Murali Sreeshankar cruise through to World Championships

Steeplechaser Avinash Sable and long jumper Murali Sreeshankar cruised through to the World Championships later this month with gold medal performances at the 59th National Inter-State Athletics Championships at Lucknow on Friday. Kerala was declared as the overall champion, PTI reported.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Dutee Chand, M Sreeshankar to compete in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Indian ace women athletes Dutee Chand and long jumper M Sreeshankar were among the athletes who were named as participants for international competitions in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in July. The competitions are G Kossanov Memorial in Kazakhstan and Tatyana Kolpakova in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Sopot Grand Prix Athletics | Murali Sreeshankar bags gold in long jump

Indian long-jumper Murali Sreeshankar has clinched the gold medal in the Sopot Grand Prix Athletics competition in Poland with a 7.78m jump. On the other hand, Indian javelin throwers Shivpal Singh and Rajinder Singh finished at the fifth and sixth positions respectively in the final of the event.
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newsathletics3 years ago

National Open Athletics Championships | Sreeshankar sets new long jump national record

Kerala’s Murali Sreeshankar has set a new national record in long jump on the third day of the 58th National Open Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. In another stunning performance of the day, Murli Kumar Gavit clinched two gold medals in men’s 5000m and 10000m race.
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