Posts by Vishnu

    Discussion of article Inderjeet Singh books Rio berth with a new PB:

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    2013 Universiade silver medalist, Inderjeet Singh from India won the shot put at the recently concluded Federation Cup at Mangalore, India with a new personal best of 20.65m (67' 9") . In the process, he also qualified for the 2015 World Championships at Beijing and the 2016 Rio Olympics. The qualification period for the Rio Olympics opened on the 1st of May and the 26 year old had emulated the mark on the 2nd of May.

    The left-handed shot putter improved on his personal best of 20.14m (66' 1")…

    Discussion of article Sultan Abdulmajeed crowned as the Asian Champion:

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    The 20th Asian Athletic Championships got off to a grand start today at the Shiv Chatrapathi Sports Complex in Pune, India. The first day belonged to Sultan AbdulMajeed of Saudi Arabia, who won the men's shot put with a performance of 19.68m (64' 7"). Reigning Asian Champion Chang Ming Huang of Chinese Taipei was a tight second with 19.61m (64' 4"), closely followed by the local boy Om Prakash Singh of India with 19.45m (63' 10"). Om Prakash took an early lead with his 2nd round 19.45m , and…

    Discussion of article Wang Li and Lakmali finish off with hat-trick gold medals:

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    Wang Li of China and Nadeeka Lakmali of Srilanka won their third consecutive gold medal in the Asian Grand Prix series, as it concluded in Colombo on Sunday.

    Wang Li came up with a series best of 19.20m(62'11"), followed by Guo Yan Xiang and Grigoriy Kamulya. Both Yan Xiang and Kamulya had won silver and bronze medals respectively at Bangkok and Chonburi.

    Nadeeka Lakmali also won her third gold medal in the women's javelin throw with a season best of 58.41m(191'7"). This also happened to be…

    Discussion of article Su Xinyue hits new PB in Asian Grand Prix:

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    Su Xinyue was on fire on Wednesday, as she hurled the discus to a new PB of 61.67m(202'3"), thereby, winning the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix Series.

    Su Xinyue of China, who finished second in the first leg at Bangkok, was at her best in Chonburi. She also achieved the World Championships 'B' qualifying standard(59.50m). Jian Fengjing, the winner at Bangkok, was third here, with an improved performance of 59.41m(194'10").

    Krishna Poonia, who finished a disappointing fourth at Bangkok,…

    Discussion of article Asian Grand Prix Kicks Off in Bangkok:

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    The first leg of the Asian Athletics Grand Prix series kicked off at the Thammasat Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. With most of the top Asian throwers skipping the series, the Grand Prix did not have its star value.

    One of the well known faces in the field was Former World Youth Javelin Champion Huang Shih Feng of Chinese Taipei. Shih Feng took the gold in men's javelin throw with a distance of 73.97m (242' 8"). Shih Feng had set a national record of 79.84m (261' 11") earlier this year at…

    Discussion of article Krishna Poonia celebrates her 36th birthday:

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    Commonwealth Discus champion and Indian record holder Krishna Poonia celebrated her 36th birthday yesterday. She had a simple birthday celebration at her training base in Patiala,India.

    Krishna Poonia, along with her husband and coach Virender Poonia , were busy preparing for the upcoming track and field season at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala. Her season kicks off in a couple of days, with her first competition being the Federation Cup, which is currently taking place at Patiala.…