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Third Indian Grand Prix monitor and subject: One other likelihood for a lot of stars to stake their declare for Paris Olympics


Nayana has had a stellar season, profitable the Indian Open Jumps title with a brand new private greatest (6.67m), clinching the Federation Cup gold and leaping 6.43m in Taiwan just lately, her longest exterior India.  
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The third Indian Grand Prix monitor and subject occasion, among the many final competitions that can function a qualification meet for the 2024 Paris Olympics, will probably be held on the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on June 12.

There are not any eye-popping names within the fray, maybe as a result of the Nationwide inter-state championship is scheduled in shut proximity (June 27-30 in Panchkula, Haryana).

However there are a number of notable athletes who will look to courageous the monsoon climate and both breach the direct qualification mark or enhance their standings on this planet rankings to provide themselves a shot at Paris.

The entry lists point out that the ladies’s 400m will probably be attention-grabbing, with the likes of Prachi, Vithya Ramraj, Subha Venkatesan, V.Okay. Vismaya and Poovamma eager to place in good performances. India’s males’s and ladies’s 4x400m relay groups have punched their tickets to Paris however the remaining squad of quartermilers is but to be introduced.

Abha Khatua, who created a brand new Nationwide file in girls’s shot put on the just lately held Federation Cup, Karthik Unnikrishnan in males’s triple leap, and Nayana James in girls’s lengthy leap are additionally set to take part.

Nayana has had a stellar season, profitable the Indian Open Jumps title with a brand new private greatest (6.67m), clinching the Federation Cup gold and leaping 6.43m in Taiwan just lately, her longest exterior India.

However the entry threshold for Paris is 6.86m, three centimetres greater than Anju Bobby George’s long-standing Nationwide file. Nayana is predicted to be challenged by Ancy Sojan, the Asian Video games silver medallist with a private better of 6.63m. The younger and upcoming Shaili Singh hasn’t entered the meet.

Males’s javelin is ready to function Kishore Jena and Rohit Yadav. The previous, who’s already confirmed for Paris, will look to enhance massively on his 2024 season better of 76.31m. Rohit will want a brand new private greatest to go previous the qualification mark (85.50m).

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