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Kishore Jena luggage gold medal in Sri Lanka National Athletics meet

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 28 (ANI): Indian athlete Kishore Jena clinched the gold medal within the males’s javelin throw occasion at Sri Lanka National Athletics meet on Friday.

Kishore Jena gained the gold medal with a private finest throw of 84.38m. On the opposite hand, Shivpal Singh secured the silver medal with the very best throw of 77.36m.

Sports Association of India (Sai) took to X, previously often known as Twitter, to congratulate each athletes for his or her success within the Athletics meet.

Last week, Jena bagged a gold medal on the Lebanon Athletics Championships 2023 in Beirut. The Indian athlete achieved a distance of 78.96m to clinch the gold medal. He did not get previous his private finest distance of 82.87, which he achieved in Bhubaneshwar final month. Tokyo 2020 Olympian Shivpal Singh gained the silver with a 73.34m throw. Seven males competed within the males’s javelin occasion. Nabil Al-Akoumi was third with 59.79mWhile within the Women’s javelin throw occasion, Annu Rani recorded a finest throw of 55.32m to prime the six-woman subject. Even although, her effort was removed from her nationwide record-setting mark of 63.82m which she achieved final 12 months.

Annu Rani has not crossed the 60m mark in 4 competitions because the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, the place she gained the bronze medal.

Annu Rani’s distance at Lebanon Athletics Championships was greater than double of what silver medallist Lynn Nader (26.48m) managed to realize. (ANI)