Archana Suseendran News
Amlan Borgohain, Praveen Chithravel produce personal bests to win gold at National Open Athletics Championships
Borgohain clocked a sensational time of 20.75 seconds to win the men's 200m final. Only Muhammed Anas Yahia (20.63), Dharambir Singh (20.66), Arokia Rajiv (20.66) and Anil Kumar (20.73) have run a faster time over the distance in the history of Indian athletics.
If the injury turns out to be serious, it will be a big blow to the 4x100m women's relay team's qualification bid for the Tokyo Games as Hima is vital member of the quartet.
Indian men's 4x400m relay team edge closer to Games with 3:01.89 time at National Inter-State Athletics Championships
Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Amoj Jacob, Arokia Rajiv and Noah Nirmal Tom took the track with the singular aim of improving the team's time from 3:02.61 in the Indian Grand Prix 4 on Monday.
Indian Grand Prix 4: Shot putter Tajinder Singh Toor qualifies for Tokyo Olympics as records tumble in Patiala
Toor crossed the Olympic Qualification mark with a throw of 21.49m and broke his own National Record. The Olympic Qualifying effort in this event is 21.10m.
S Dhanalakshmi, who had beaten Dutee in the final of women's 100m sprint in the Federation Cup last month, was also named in the team, along with Archana Suseendran, Himashree Roy and AT Daneshwari.
S Dhanalakshmi outpaces Hima Das in 200m semi-final heats at Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships
Her victory over Hima Das (Assam) in the semi-final heats lifted her to the top 10 of Indian all-time list. Archana Suseendran (Tamil Nadu) won her semi-final heats in 24.07 seconds to raise expectations of an interesting final.
Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships: S Dhanalakshmi beats Dutee Chand in 100m final
The 22-year-old Dhanalakshmi of Tamil Nadu took the gold by clocking 11.39 seconds ahead of Dutee (11.58) of Odisha to become the fastest woman of the championships on the second day of competitions at the NIS Campus.
South Asian Games 2019: Track and field athletes dominate proceedings as India bags 29 medals across all sports on Day 3
Athletics gave 10 medals (5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze) while six each from came from table tennis (3 gold and 3 silver)and taekwondo (3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze), five from triathlon (2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze) and two golds from kho kho
Suseendran clocked 11.80 seconds in the 100m dash to emerge as the fastest woman of the Games, leaving behind Sri Lankans Thanuji Amasha (11.82) and Lakshika Sugand (11.84) for silver and bronze respectively.
National Open Athletics Championships: Dutee Chand finishes season with 200m gold to complete sprint double
Having set a national record in the 100m on Friday, Dutee added the half-lapper gold to her collection, showing her challenger Archana Suseendran (23.41) a clean pair of heels.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Archana Suseendran to take part in showpiece event after receiving late invite from IAAF
After a review of the final entries, the world body, IAAF found that some of the qualified athletes would not be able to take part in the 27 September to 6 October showpiece event and sent out late invites.
National Inter-State Athletics Championships: Archana Suseendran wins 200m, NADA officials absent on opening day
In an opening day dominated by mediocrity, Tamil Nadu's Archana Suseendran was a standout performer winning the women's 200m at the 59th National Inter-State Athletics Championships on Tuesday.