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Annu Rani qualifies for World Athletics Championships final, first woman to do so

ANI
Published : Oct 1, 2019, 11:32 am IST
Updated : Oct 1, 2019, 11:32 am IST

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani qualified for the women's javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships here on Monday.

With a throw of 62.43m, Annu Rani bettered her own national record of 62.34m. (Photo: Twitter/ SAIMedia)
 With a throw of 62.43m, Annu Rani bettered her own national record of 62.34m. (Photo: Twitter/ SAIMedia)

Doha: Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani qualified for the women's javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships here on Monday.

With a throw of 62.43m, Rani bettered her own national record of 62.34m.
Sports Authority of India (SAI) took to Twitter and congratulated Rani.

"New NR for Annu Rani! Annu Rani created a new National Record in Women's Javelin with a throw of 62.43m in qualification at the World #Athletics Championships bettering her own record of 62.34m. Congratulations!" SAI tweeted.

In another tweet, SAI wrote: "#AnnuRani has qualified for the women's javelin throw final as her throw of 62.43m put her in 5th after both qualifying groups."

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Tags: world athletics championships, annu rani
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