P.V. Sindhu met the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in his office in Vijayawada. He responded positively, assuring Sindhu that the Government will allocate five acres of land for the same.
Haryana’s Anjali Devi became India’s fastest 400-metre runner for this season on Thursday, clocking 51.53 seconds at the National Inter-State Senior Athletics meet in Lucknow.
Komalika Bari is only the third Indian archer and second recurve cadet (under-18) world champion to hold a world title, archer Deepika Kumari being the first one who won the title in 2009.
WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar on Monday said that the reason the wrestler gave to the Federation was that she had gone home to celebrate the festival of Raksha Bandhan.
Sindhu was the only Indian female athlete to have made it to the list in 2018 as well. While her total earnings stood at $8.5 million last year, they have dropped to $5.5 million, along with a drop in her ranking.
Hima Das recently won four gold medals in 200m races and another one in a 400m race. She received congratulatory messages from PM Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar and others. She now eyes the World Championships, dreaming to represent India at the next Olympics.
If Hima can add an Olympic medal to her tally, especially a gold, it would be historic since she is just 19. Her peaking records track forces us to believe that this might just be her time to make headlines on the world stage. Clearly she needs to reinvent herself in order to return to winning 200m ways on a bigger international stage like the Olympics.
India’s ace sprinter Hima Das is bettering her performance everyday as she bags her fourth gold by winning the 200m race at the Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic this Wednesday.
The 45-year-old Malik made headlines after she bagged the silver medal in the shot put F-53 event for India at Rio Paralympics in 2016.
Braving a sore back, the unstoppable runner from Assam clocked 23.43 seconds to bag the top honour at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet in Czech Republic.
Hima Das has clinched her second international gold in women’s 200m with a top finish at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland on Sunday.
The under-20 World champion quartermiler Hima Das who had been struggling with a back injury, clocked a personal best of 23.65s.