World College Video games | Bronze for Jyothi Yarraji and Amlan Borgohain

Jyothi Yarraji of Andhra Pradesh, who won the gold in the women’s 100m hurdles event, in action during the 62nd National inter-State Athletics Championship at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on June 16, 2023.

Jyothi Yarraji of Andhra Pradesh, who received the gold within the girls’s 100m hurdles occasion, in motion throughout the 62nd Nationwide inter-State Athletics Championship at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on June 16, 2023.
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Asian champion Jyothi Yarraji broke her girls’s 100m hurdles Nationwide report whereas taking a preventing bronze on the World College Video games in Chengdu, China, on Friday night time.

A little bit later, nationwide report holder Amlan Borgohain made it a memorable day for India by choosing the boys’s 200m bronze with a season-best 20.55s.

Jyothi, the primary Indian girl to win a dash hurdles gold on the Asian Championship in Bangkok lately, additionally got here very near 2024 Paris Olympics entry customary (12.77s) whereas clocking 12.78s.

Slovakia’s Viktoria Forster took the gold whereas China’s Wu Yanni, who was disqualified for the false begin on the Asians, took silver and Jyothi put up a robust battle during the last three hurdles for her medal.

Each Jyothi and Amlan are coached by James Hillier on the Reliance Basis and their medals are the nation’s first by a feminine hurdler and a male sprinter on the Universiade.


Amlan Borgohain of Assam during the 200M heats in the track and field events held at IIT Gandhinagar, during the 36th National Games in Gujarat.

Amlan Borgohain of Assam throughout the 200M heats within the monitor and area occasions held at IIT Gandhinagar, throughout the thirty sixth Nationwide Video games in Gujarat.
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In the meantime Ajay Kumar produced a private greatest 65.99m within the males’s hammer throw and completed eleventh whereas Sathya Tamilarasan was seventh in girls’s pole vault with 3.60m. Susmita Tigga was thirteenth within the girls’s 3000m steeple chase whereas her teammate Bhagyashree Lahanu Navale couldn’t end the occasion.


Vikrant Malik (71.15m) and Anuj Kalera (69.49) entered the boys’s javelin throw remaining after the qualification spherical however within the girls’s 1500m Laxita Sandilea (4:36.51) and Shivechha Vikas Patil (4:52.00) completed eleventh of their respective heats and didn’t progress additional.

Additionally crashing out have been Anurag Yadav (15:29.21, ninth) and Ravi (15.28.38s, eleventh) within the males’s 5000m after their heats.

The outcomes (gold medallists and Indian performances in finals): Males: 200m: 1. Tsebo Matsoso (RSA) 20.36s, 3. Amlan Borgohain (Ind) 20.55.

400m hurdles: 1. Ming-Yang Peng (Tpe) 48.62s,

Hammer throw: 1. Qi Wang (Chn) 73.63m, 11. Ajay Kumar (Ind) 65.99.

Girls: 200m: 1. Nikola Horowska (Pol) 23.00s.

100m hurdles: 1. Viktoria Forster (Slo) 12.72s, 3. Jyothi Yarraji (Ind) 12.78 Natl report, OR personal 12.82, 2022.

3000m steeple chase: 1. Cara Patricia (Aus) 9:46.02s; 13. Susmita Tigga (Ind) 11:10.77; Bhagyashree Lahanu Navale (Ind) DNF.

Pole vault: 1. Angelicaz Moser (Swi) 4.62m; 7. Sathya Tamilarasan (Ind) 3.60; Sindhushree Ganesha (Ind) NM.

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