Annu Rani improves own women’s javelin throw national record for eighth time | More sports News – Times of India


JAMSHEDPUR: Uttar Pradesh athlete Annu Rani broke her personal nationwide document en route profitable the gold within the fourth AFI Indian Open Javelin Throw Competitors on Sunday.
She threw the spear to a distance of 63.82m, a 58cm enchancment over her personal earlier nationwide document of 63.24m set in Patiala in March final yr.
The 29-year-old confirmed she has put behind the frustration of the Tokyo Olympic Video games by rewriting the nationwide document for the eighth time since she first claimed it from Suman Devi in June 2014.
On Sunday night time beneath floodlights on the JRD Tata Sports Complex, Annu Rani had three different throws that went to 60.10m, 56.60m and 58.13m earlier than passing the final two makes an attempt.
In different occasions of the day, Yash, a 17-year-old from Haryana, clinched the boys U-18 gold along with his opening throw of 67.42m in fading mild.
It was the second greatest throw by an Indian U-18 athlete since September 2019.
Yash adopted up his first throw with efforts of 65.21, 63.24, 64.05 and 65.46m earlier than easing off with a 57.85m ultimate throw.
Earlier, Delhi’s Disha gained the ladies U-16 occasion with a greatest throw of 34.87m.


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