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Federation Cup: Avinash Sable sets National record and meet record on final day

Federation Cup: Avinash Sable sets National record and meet record on final day

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Published: 18 March 2019 1:00 PM GMT
The final list of people who qualified for the World Championships in Doha so far. Anu Rani (fed Cup)- Javelin Ayyasamy Dharun ( Fed Cup)- Hurdles Avinash Sable (Fed Cup)- 3000m Steeplechase Gopi T Irfan KT Nitendra Singh Rawat - marathon Sudha Singh - marathon. Shreeshankar - open nationals Anjali Devi - open nationals
Men's Steeplechase The absolute star event for the day. Avinash Sable not only makes the Asian C'ships cut, he sets a new National record and a meet record after finishing with a timing of 8:28.94s. Rajasthan's Shankar Lal Swami also finished within the mandated 8:35.
Women's 3000m Steeplechase Upcoming long distance runner Parul takes the gold. No one crosses the Asian mark.
Men's 1500m Finals. Jinson Johnson makes the markfor Asian Athletics C'ships and is a cut above everyone else. He is one of three people to meet the Asian C'ships mark Asiad medalist Manjit Singh did not finish the race. Women's 1500m Finals Tamil Nadu's Gomathi Marimuthu finishes well outside the AFI mandated mark for the Asian C'ships. PU Chithra ends with Bronze. Image: AFI
Men's 400m Finals Arokia rajiv wins a berth for the Asian Athletics C'ship qualification. Asian Games start Muhammed Anas finishes just outside.

Women's 400m Finals Underwhelming performance by Hima Das in the Federation Cup continues into the final despite her winning the Gold. Last year's Federation Cup had been a breakthrough for young Das who made the cut for the Commonwealth Games through this. Image: AFI Her race was also coupled with an unusual show of tiredness after it ended.
Men's 100m Finals Two back to back personal bests for sprinter Gurindervir Singh in the semi final yesterday and final today. 10.44s yesterday and 10.35s today to win the race but still quite behind the AFI mandated mark of 10.25. Elakkiya Dasan finishes fourth. Image: AFI
Women's 100m Final Disappointment for Dutee Chand who wins the event with a timing of 11.45 but fails to cross the AFI mandated mark of 11.40s. She has already bagged a spot in the Asian Athletics Championship squad in the 200m discipline. Image: AFI
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