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Gymnast Pranati Nayak qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Gymnast Pranati Nayak qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Kiren Rijiju congratulate Pranati for her achievement

New Delhi: Pranati Nayak, the 26-year-old from West Bengal, is set the to compete at the Tokyo Olympics after qualifying through the Asian Continental Quota. She will represent India in Artistic Gymnastics.

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Paralympian Alex Zanardi hospitalized after road accident, undergoing head surgery

Paralympian Alex Zanardi hospitalized after road accident

Alex Zanardi has been rushed to Hospital in Italy

Rome (AP) : Four time Paralympic Champion and Former Formula-1 racer Alex Zanardi is undergoing head trauma after crashing his hand-bike while competing on road in Italy. The 53-year old Paralympian was lifted to Santa Maria alle Scotte hospital in Siena, with police confirming he was involved in a “serious accident” with a “heavy vehicle”

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Kiren Rijiju Congratulates Shivpal Singh for Tokyo Olympic 2020 Qualification

Shivpal Singh Qualifies for Tokyo 2020

Indian Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has qualified for Tokyo Olympic 2020 . Shivpal became the second Indian Javelin Thrower after Neeraj Chopra to qualify for the Tokyo 2020. The 24 years Shivpal Singh crossed the qualifying standard 85 m by hurling the spear to a distance of 85.47 m in his fifth attempt to win gold in the ACNW Meeting at the McArthur Stadium late on Tuesday .

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Neeraj Chopra wins javelin Gold at Meeting International Sotteville

Neeraj Chopra wins javelin Gold at Meeting International Sotteville

Neeraj Chopra wins javelin Gold at Meeting International Sotteville

Neeraj Chopra, India’s lance star, struck Gold in the Meeting International de Sotteville-les-Rouen in France late on Tuesday night. Chopra, who had won the gold award at the Commonwealth Games not long ago, tossed 85.17 meters to sack the best prize.

Neeraj Chopra wins javelin Gold at Meeting International Sotteville
Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal with a difference of 3.69 m from the silver medallist.

Neeraj is India’s best lance hurler and he demonstrated his strength by and by on the worldwide stage when he won the gold decoration with a gigantic edge.

While Neeraj Chopra tossed a separation of 85.17 m, the second best was Adrian Mardare of Moldova who tossed a separation of 81.48 m. The bronze award went to Edis Matusevicius of Lithuania whose best was 79.31 m.

Neeraj’s execution was splendid as he didn’t vacillate in even a solitary endeavor and finished every one of his rounds. Indeed, even as his score of 85.17 m came in his fifth endeavor, he approached his possible winning imprint in his third endeavor too.

Here are all the six endeavors from Neeraj:

ATTEMPTSDISTANCE
FIRST ATTEMPT75.55 metres
SECOND ATTEMPT79.46 metres
THIRD ATTEMPT85.12 metres
FOURTH ATTEMPT81.27 metres
FIFTH ATTEMPT85.17 metres
SIXTH ATTEMPT82.11 metres

Indeed, even as Neeraj scooped the gold decoration with the toss, this was not in any case his best toss this season. Neeraj best toss till now came at the IAAF Diamond League where he enhanced his own national record with a toss of 87.43 meters to complete fourth in the season-opening leg.

Neeraj’s past national record remained at 86.48 m and he crossed the same in simply his second endeavor.

Prior in the year, Neeraj Chopra struck a gold decoration for India with a toss of 86.47m in Men’s Javelin Throw Final at the Commonwealth Games.

Neeraj, who is the World Junior Record holder, tossed 85.50m check in his first endeavor itself and remained over the pack all through the finals.

Neeraj struck his best of 86.47m in his fourth endeavor and fixed his Gold.

Neeraj is a piece of India’s squad for the Asian Games 2018 and there are high expectations from him as he will weapon for a gold award there too.

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(This Story Originating From INDIATODAY)

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Hima Das Scripts History, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold In World Junior Athletics

Hima Das Scripts History, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold In World Junior Athletics

Hima Das Scripts History, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold In World Junior Athletics

Hima Das secured to top spot in the ladies’ 400m last race on the third day of rivalries.

Hima Das Scripts History, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold In World Junior Athletics
Das was a favourite to win gold as she is the U-20 season leader in this quarter-mile event

Indian sprinter Hima Das on Thursday scripted history by turning into the main Indian lady to win a gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships as she secured to top spot in the ladies’ 400m last race on the third day of rivalries. The 18-year-old Das, a pre-competition top choice, timed 51.46s to win the gold. She currently joins the distinguished organization of star lance hurler Neeraj Chopra, who won a gold in Poland in the last release in 2016 of every a world record exertion. Indeed, Das is the main Indian track competitor to have won a decoration ever of rivalry. The past decoration victors at the World Junior Championships were Seema Punia (bronze in disk in 2002) and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (bronze in plate in 2014).

Andrea Miklos of Romania took silver with an individual best time of 52.07 seconds. Taylor Manson of the US enrolled 52.28 seconds to complete third. Hima had done well in the before rounds also, winning Heat 4 with a period of 52.25 seconds. She developed on top in the semi-finals also, winning her race in 52.10 seconds. Jisna Matthew, the other Indian in the shred, additionally demonstrated early guarantee, winning Heat 5 with a period of 54.32 seconds. Yet, the Kerala young lady slammed out in the semi-finals, where she completed fifth with 53.86 seconds.

Das was a most loved to win gold as she is the U-20 season pioneer in this quarter-mile occasion. Das timed an Indian U-20 record of 51.32 seconds to complete 6th in the Commonwealth Games 400m last in Gold Coast in April. From that point forward, she has gone onto enhancing her timings. She brought down the Indian U-20 record in 400m to 51.13 seconds while winning gold in the ongoing National Inter-State Championships in Guwahati.

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(This Story Originaitng From NDTV)

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