Asian Athletics

Nazarov wins as expected; Woo Sang-Hyeok stuns Chinese high jump star- 22nd Asian Athletics Championship- Day 3

Bhubaneswar: A fifth Asian Athletics Championship gold medal for Dilshod Nazarov (Tajikistan), a dramatic high jump victory for Woo Sang-Hyeok (South Korea), a maiden Asian gold for steeplechaser Sudha Singh and a victory for the Chinese men’s 400 relay squad by the barest of margins were the highlights of the third night of competition in …

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With double gold in 400 and metric mile, India consolidates place at top of charts-Day 2 of AAC2017

Bhubaneswar, July 7: India secured popular, if unexpected, double gold in the 400m and metric miles on a stormy and rainy evening at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. The gold-rush enabled it stay on top of the medals charts with six gold, three silver and six bronze medals ahead of  China’s four gold, three …

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Li Lingwei’s NMR, Hadadi’s fifth crown, twin gold for India & China mark first day

Bhubaneswar, July 6: Li Lingwei (China) set a new women’s javelin throw meet record, Manpreet Kaur (women’s shot put) and G Lakshman (men’s 5000m) claimed emotional gold medals for the home team while discus throw veteran Ehasan Hadadi (Iran) won the crown for the fifth time in the Asian Athletics Championsips at the Kalinga Stadium …

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