India have had a champion on the U20 Athletics World Championships in every of the final two editions. Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin longer than any man on this age group has finished again in 2016 for his first main worldwide breakthrough whereas Hima Das clinched gold medal within the girls’s 400m in Tampere in 2018.
The 2021 version of the World Athletics U20 Championships scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya between 17-22 August will now start in the future in a while Wednesday 18 August, ending on Sunday 22 August. The influence of Covid on groups travelling and logistics of shifting important gear world wide have confirmed to be a problem, the governing physique stated in a launch. The occasion was initially scheduled for 2020.
India’s male athletes
|AMIT||10,000 METRES RACE WALK||17|
|CHAHAL, Sumit||4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
|CHERANKULANGARA RASHEED, Abdul Razak||4X400 METRES RELAY||19|
|DHALIWAL, Amandeep Singh||SHOT PUT (6KG)||19|
|JOLIYA, Sunil||3000 METRES STEEPLECHASE||18|
|KAMBLE, Rohan Gautam||400 METRES HURDLES||19|
|KAPIL||4X400 METRES RELAY||17|
|KUMAR, Anu||800 METRES||18|
|KUMAR, Vipin||HAMMER THROW (6KG)||18|
|KUMAR, Jay||JAVELIN THROW||18|
|KUMAR, Hardeep||400 METRES HURDLES||18|
|MAKIMAIRAJ, Donald||TRIPLE JUMP||19|
|NALUBOTHU, Shanmuga Srinivas||200 METRES||18|
|RANA, Kunwer Ajai Raj Singh||JAVELIN THROW||19|
|SELVARAJ, Nagarjunan.||4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
|SHIRSE, Tejas||110M HURDLES (99.0CM)||19|
|SRIDHAR, Barath||4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
India’s feminine athletes
|AGASARA, Nandini||100 METRES HURDLES||18|
|BALJEET KAUR||10,000 METRES RACE WALK||19|
|DEEPANSHI||4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
|HABBATHANAHALLI MOHAN, Priya||4X400 METRES RELAY,400 METRES||18|
|KUNJA, Rajitha||4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
|POOJA||800 METRES,1500 METRES||19|
|SINGH, Shaili||LONG JUMP||17|
|SUMMY||400 METRES,4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
|VOHRA, Payal||4X400 METRES RELAY||18|
Javelin Thrower Kunwar Ajai Raj Singh Rana and Lengthy Jumper Shaili Singh will lead the Indian problem within the World Athletics U20 Championships. The Indian squad left for the Kenyan capital late on Saturday night, as per the Athletics Federation of India.
Based on the entry lists released by World Athletics, U20 nationwide champion Kunwar Ajai Raj Singh Rana is third in males’s Javelin Throw with a season’s better of 74.75m which was additionally his private greatest, whereas Jay Kumar was second in that occasion and has a better of 72.29m, which places him within the prime 10 as nicely. Ukraine’s Artur Felfner, who has a 78.41m to his identify, begins the favorite however this occasion will maintain loads of Indian curiosity as soon as once more.
Amongst girls, Shaili Singh is fifth in girls’s Lengthy Bounce with 6.48m. Italy’s Arianna Battistella has a PB of 6.55m and together with Shaili, is in a bunch of eight athletes to have gone previous 6.40 this season.
If they’ll replicate their greatest type, they may very well be within the hunt so as to add to the medals received by Seema Antil (Discus Throw, 2002), Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (Discus Throw, 2014), Neeraj Chopra (Javelin Throw, 2016) and Hima Das (400m, 2018).
There are others like Triple Jumper Donald Makimaraj (sixth with 15.76m), Shot Putter Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal (eighth with 19.15m), Amit Khatri (third in 10,000m Race Stroll), Priya H. Mohan (seventh in 400m) and Ankita Dhyani (sixth in 5000m) who will be within the combine for medals too.
Based on the World Athletics, if Amit will get near the nationwide U20 document of 40:40.97 he set this season, he’s a medal contender in 10km race stroll. The governing physique additionally has the ladies’s 4x400m relay amongst medal contenders.
Private bests and season bests for males (relay not included):
AMIT, 10,000 Metres Race Stroll: 40:28 PB, 40:40.97 SB
Amandeep Singh DHALIWAL, Shot Put (6kg): 19.15, 19.15
Rohan GAUTHAM, 400 Metres Hurdles: 52.49, 52.49
Sunil JOLIYA, 3000 Metres Steeplechase: 8:55.48, 8:55.48
Anu KUMAR, 800 Metres: 1:49.25 1:49.25
Hardeep KUMAR, 400 Metres Hurdles: 52.49 52.49
Jay KUMAR, Javelin Throw: 72.29 72.29
Vipin KUMAR, Hammer Throw (6kg): 68.94, 68.94
Donald MAKIMAIRAJ, Triple Bounce: 15.76, 15.76
Shanmuga Srinivas NALUBOTHU, 200 Metres: 21.02 21.02
Kunwer Ajai Raj Singh RANA, Javelin Throw: 74.75, 74.75
Tejas SHIRSE, 110m Hurdles (99.0cm): 13.74. 13.74
Private bests and season bests for ladies (relay not included):
Nandini AGASARA, 100 Metres Hurdles: 13.70 PB, 13.70 SB
ANKITA, 5000 Metres: 16:21.19, 16:21.19
BALJEET KAUR, 10,000 Metres Race Stroll: 50:31, 49:50.71
Priya HABBATHANAHALLI MOHAN, 400 Metres: 53.29, 53.29
SUMMY, 400 Metres: 53.57, 53.57
POOJA, 800 Metres: 2:06.22, 2:07.96 & 1500 Metres: 4:19.58, 4:19.58
Shaili SINGH, Lengthy Bounce: 6.48, 6.48
Ann Rose TOMY, 100 Metres Hurdles: 13.98, 13.98
Boys: Nalubothu Shanmuga Srinivas (200m), Anu Kumar (800m), Sunil Joliya Jinabhai (3000m steeplechase), Tejas Ashok Shirse (110m hurdles), Hardeep and Rohan Kamble (400m hurdles), Amit (10000m race stroll), Amandeep Dhaliwal (shot put), Kunwer Ajai Singh Rana and Jay Kumar (javelin throw), Vipin Kumar (hammer throw), Donald Makimaraj (Triple Bounce), Bharth S, Kapil, Abdul Razak, Sumit Chahal and Nagarjunan S (4x400m relay);
Ladies: Priya H Mohan and Summy (400m), Pooja (800m and 1500m), Ankita Dhyani (5000m), Agasara (100m hurdles), Shaili Singh (lengthy soar), Baljeet Bajwa (10000m race stroll), Priya H Mohan, Summy, Payal Vohra, Deepanshi and Kunja Rajitha (4x400m relay).
Watch India’s gold medals within the final two editions: