Sunday 22nd Aug, 2021: Shaili Singh wins the Silver medal in Long Jump (6.59m) at World Athletics U20 Championships at Nairobi. Just 1 cm behind the Gold medalist. Shaili Singh wasn’t looking happy with her silver medal-winning performance. She was looking for Gold. She is going to be a star athlete.
Donald Makimairaj finishes 4th in the Men’s Triple Jump event at World Athletics U20 Championships at Nairobi. Donald jumped his PB 15.82m (Earlier best: 15.76m). Missed Bronze medal by 3cm.
India finished 4th in Women’s 4X400m Relay of World U20 Athletics Championships clocking 3:40.45. Well done girls Payal Vohra, Summy, Rahjitha & Priya Mohan.
Great! performance by athlete Ankita Dhahiya at World Athletics U20 as she finishes 6th in women’s 5000m event with a time of 17:7.68
At World Athletics U20 Championship, Shaili Singh (Women’s Long Jump), Amit Khatri (Men’s 10Km Race Walk), Mixed 4x400m Relay Team. For the first time, India has won more than one medal at an edition of the U20 World Championships.
India has qualified for FIBA Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Jul 2022 (Indonesia). India with one win & a loss finish 2nd in their group in Qualifying tournament. It’s going to be 10th consecutive appearance for India.
No medal for India in Greeco-Roman category of World Junior Championships as Ravi Malik loses the Bronze medal bout (GR 82kg) 0-8 in 1st period itself. Narinder Cheema loses the Repechage bout (GR 97kg).
India end their campaign in World Junior Wrestling Championships with 11 medals:4 Silver: Ravinder (61kg) | Sanju (62) | Bhateri (65) | Bipasha (76). 7 Bronze: Yash (74kg) | Gourav (79) | Pruthviraj (92) | Deepak (97) | Anirudh (125) | Simran (50) | Sito (55)
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