Anything less than gold does not deserve a carnival of the nation’s emotions
Dutee Chand, who has a personal best of 23 seconds, ended at 38th overall out of 41 competitors.
Here's the complete schedule of Tokyo Olympics 2020 involving Indian athletes on 2 August.
A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields, with a record number of openly gay competitors in Tokyo.
Dutee (women's 100m and 200m), MP Jabir (men's 400m hurdles), Gurpreet Singh (men's 50km race walk) and Annu Rani (women's javelin throw) have been assured of entries on the strength of their rankings.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: First batch of Indian athletes to depart for Japan on 14 July, says IOA's Rajeev Mehta
Mehta further informed that the rest of the contingent will travel between 16 and 19 July.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dutee Chand, Annu Rani, MP Jabir qualify for Games through rankings, confirm World Athletics
Twelve individual athletes, including star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, booked automatic quota for the Olympics by breaching the qualification mark, while the trio of Dutee, Rani and Jabir made it to the Games through rankings. The men's 4x400m relay team qualified through top list.
Apart from Dutee, the Odisha government also sent five other recommendations to the sports ministry, said an official in Bhubaneswar.
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.
Dutee Chand, Hima Das among top athletes taking part in National Inter-State Championships with eye on Tokyo 2020
Graded as 'B' category event by World Athletics, the five-day event offers some of the top athletes the chance to either breach qualifying standards for an automatic Olympic berth or garner valuable ranking points to make it to the Games.
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.
Milkha Singh passes away: His life was full of struggles, has been an inspiration to me, says Dutee Chand
Sprint legend Milkha Singh died on Friday after a month-long battle with COVID-19. He was 91.
Dutee Chand, who is the first high-profile athlete from India to open up about being in a same-sex relationship, said she often gets asked intrusive questions like ‘tumhaara pyaar kitna door tak gaya?' or ‘tum future main shaadi karogi?'
AFI cancels athletics team's trip to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan over 'quarantine rules', announces Indian Grand Prix 4 as alternative
The decision to hold the fourth series of the Indian GP was taken after the AFI's efforts to send a 40-member team for competitions in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan could not achieve success due to "changed quarantine rules" in those countries.
The women's 4x100m and the men's 4x400m relay teams were to board a KLM flight to Amsterdam in the wee hours on Thursday but the Dutch government has suspended flights from India effective Monday evening.
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.
Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be the biggest attraction among 617 athletes, who would ply their trade at the 24th Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships starting on Monday