The curtain comes down on the 55th Indian National Open Athletics Championships in Kolkata. New records were set, a few tears shed, but all in all, the East Stadium stood witness to some high class performances. The expectations for Rio have increased manifold. Sports Rediscovered brings to you a short report on how things went
Talk about sports and we tend to cast aside athletics as an afterthought. Occasionally, though, we come across events that steer not just sporting enthusiasts, but also the common man away from their couches. The 55th National Open Athletics Championship, that kicked off on the 16th of this month in Kolkata, looks like a good
On the penultimate day of the Inter-state Athletics Championships being held in Chennai, National record holder Annu Rani took gold in javelin throw, while the men’s high jump sprung surprise results. Upsets in High Jump Sreenith Mohan, who was expected to win, decided to pass the first two attempts- a decision that proved costly later
As curtains came down on the Asian Athletics championship, the Indian contingent wrapped itself in glory. With 4 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals, India finished on the third slot in the medals tally, behind China (15 Gold,13 Silver,13 Bronze) and Qatar (7 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze). Tintu Luka participated with gusto and
At 6′ 9” and a 140 kilograms, Vikas Gowda walks like a king. And he proved himself to be one at the Wuhan Sports Centre today. On the penultimate day of the Asian Athletics Championship, the Asian Games bronze medalist added another gold to India’s kitty with a remarkable performance in discus throw. Gowda took the
Indian athletes got off to a good start at the Asian Athletics Championships today. Inderjeet Singh brought in the yellow metal in shot put, while Mayookha Johny finished at sixth position in the Women’s Long Jump event. Here’s a detailed report of the event being held in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Inderjeet Singh Gives Reason
The 19th Federation Cup held at the Mangalam Stadium in Mangaluru, from the 1st to 4th May, brought some good news for Indian athletics, despite some low-key performances. The Army pipped defending champions Tamil Nadu for the first spot and amassed a total of 123.5 points, while Tamil Nadu’s second place was cemented with 114 points.