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Neeraj Chopra: File photo(HT Archives) Exclusive

How three foreign coaches changed our javelin throwers

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2021 06:30 AM IST
Neeraj Chopra imbibing new techniques is an example of foreign coaches raising India’s standard.
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, javelin throwers Annu Rani and Neeraj Chopra (L-R)(HT Collage)
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, javelin throwers Annu Rani and Neeraj Chopra (L-R)(HT Collage)

15 athletes in individual events, two relay teams qualify for Olympics

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2021 09:16 PM IST
The mixed 4x400m relay team had booked an Olympic berth after reaching the final of the World Athletics Championships in 2019.
Annu Rani in action at the World Athletics Championships, Doha.(Reuters Photo)
Annu Rani in action at the World Athletics Championships, Doha.(Reuters Photo)

Annu Rani betters own javelin national record, still misses Olympics mark

PTI | , Patiala
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2021 09:20 PM IST
The 28-year-old, who had won a bronze in the 2014 Asian Games and a silver in the Asian Championships in 2019, was representing Uttar Pradesh in the national event.
File photo of India's Avinash Sable in action.(REUTERS)
File photo of India's Avinash Sable in action.(REUTERS)

World Athletics Championships: India finish 58th in Doha as US top medal tally

Doha | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 01:14 PM IST
Out of these, steeplechaser Avinash Sable and the mixed 4x400m team secured quotas for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Javelin thrower Annu Rani finished eighth and thus missed out on qualification.
Annu Rani in action at the World Athletics Championships, Doha.(Reuters Photo)
Annu Rani in action at the World Athletics Championships, Doha.(Reuters Photo)

World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani finishes 8th in women’s javelin throw final

Doha | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 08:12 AM IST
The 27-year-old athlete, Annu Rani, is the first Indian woman to qualify for the javelin throw final in World Athletics Championships.
India's Annu Rani in action.(REUTERS)
India's Annu Rani in action.(REUTERS)

Annu Rani improves national record mark, enters javelin throw final at World Championships

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:32 PM IST
The thrower from Meerut is the first Indian javelin thrower to enter the world championships final. At the 2017 Worlds in London, she had finished 20th overall.
10000m runner Gavit Murali Kumar bagged a bronze.(AFI)
10000m runner Gavit Murali Kumar bagged a bronze.(AFI)

Asian Athletics Championships: Indians bag 5 medals including two silvers on opening day

Doha | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Annu Rani and 3000m steeple chaser Avinash Sable led the charge with a silver each as India won five medals on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday.
A file photo of Javelin thrower Annu Rani.(Twitter)
A file photo of Javelin thrower Annu Rani.(Twitter)

Annu, Parul open India’s medal account at Asian Athletics Championships

Doha | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 10:14 PM IST
Javelin thrower Annu Rani and 5000m runner Parul Choudhary won a silver and a bronze respectively as India opened its medal account on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships.
File image of Annu Rani.(Twitter)
File image of Annu Rani.(Twitter)

National Senior Athletics Championships: Javelin thrower Annu Rani re-writes national record, an adivasi wage labourer wins 10,000m race

Patiala | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 09:35 PM IST
Annu Rani, who represented Uttar Pradesh, hurled the spear to a distance of 62.34m, nearly half a metre more than her earlier national record of 61.86m that she recorded in 2017. Her effort bettered the qualifying standard of 61.50m for the World Championships to be held in Doha in September-October later this year.
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