- Tag results for athletics
Not many had heard of sprinter Manjit Singh until he ran a great race and won gold in the 800m at the Asian Games.
Indian athlete Arpinder Singh clinched gold medal in Men's Triple Jump event in the 18th edition of the Asian Games. The 25-year-old made a brilliant mark of 16.77m in the finals.
The first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold, Swapna Barman appealed for customised shoes for her feet, which have six toes in each.
The IAAF rejected the Athletic Federation of India’ request to include PU Chitra in the Indian squad for the upcoming World Championships.
Long distance runner G Lakshmanan gave India their second gold with an unexpected win in men's 5000m race at the Asian Athletics Championship 2017, clocking 14 minutes.
Dutee Chand remained the fastest in the women's 100 meter race round 1 event on day 1 of the Asian Athletics Championships 2017 clocking 11.40 seconds.
The Pakistani athletes were granted visas to participate in the championship. The championship will be the biggest event ever with more than 800 participants from 45 countries.
Muhammed Anas has qualified for the World Championship by breaking his own past record with a time of 45.32 seconds in the men’s 400 metres in the third Indian Grand Prix Athletics Meet.