Jinson Johnson

Jinson Johnson to focus on 1500m to make Tokyo cut

The Asian Athletics Championships in Doha saw an unfamiliar sight. Jinson Johnson, India’s premier middle-distance runner, could not finish the 800m final after suffering a calf injury.

published on : 8th May 2019

Jinson Johnson confident of qualifying for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Johnson had to pull out of Doha Asian Athletics Championships due to calf injury while competing in the 800m there, which forced him to stay away from 1500m event.

published on : 7th May 2019

Swapna Barman settles for silver in heptathlon, Jinson pulls out of 1500m

Barman's aggregate points on Tuesday was more than the 5942 she had logged while winning the gold in the last edition

published on : 23rd April 2019

Torch bearers at Asian Athletics Championships

Asian Games gold winner in 1500m, he will hope to better the silver he won in 800m in Indonesia last year.

published on : 20th April 2019

Indian athletes get lifeline as IAAF reverts to old rules

The International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) has decided to revert to the old rules of qualifying for next year’s World Championships in Doha.

published on : 14th November 2018

Kerala's Jinson Johnson claims 1500m gold at Asian Games

Meanwhile, Manjit, who had stunned one and all with his 800m gold, took the fourth position with a timing of 3:46.57sec.

published on : 30th August 2018

Man ki baat: Manjit Singh credits Ooty training

Still looking for a job, Haryana’s Manjit Singh credits Ooty training stint after leading second Indian 1-2 in men’s 800m.

published on : 29th August 2018

Asian Games 2018: Manjit Singh wins gold in 800m, Jinson Johnson finishes second

The 28-year-old Manjit ran his personal best time of 1 minute and 46.15 seconds to win his maiden major international medal.

published on : 28th August 2018