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Asian Indoor Athletics: Mayookha Johny wins long jump gold; Dutee Chand settles for 60m dash bronze

Asian Indoor Athletics: Mayookha Johny wins long jump gold; Dutee Chand settles

Doha: Long jumper Mayookha Johny fetched India a gold medal while sprinter Dutee Chand settled for a bronze after shattering national record in 60m dash in the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships here.

Mayookha controlled the long jump competition from the very outset and finished on top of the podium with a leap of 6.35m, an effort that propelled her to India's first Asian indoor title in the event.

Bui Thi Thu Thao of Vietnam took the silver with a 6.30m jump while Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan finished third with an effort of
6.22m.

Mayookha's coach yet to get clearance for London Games

Mayookha's coach yet to get clearance for London GamesKozhikode, July 21 - The coach of Mayookha Johny, India's star athlete who is competing at the London Olympics in triple jump, is yet to get clearance to accompany her to the games.

Mayookha Johny breaks Anju Bobby George's record in triple jump

Mayookha-JohnyPatiala, Aug 6 : Mayookha Johny set a national record in triple jump, leaping 13.68 metre, that erased Anju Bobby George's mark of 13.67m set in 2002, on the second day of the National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship here Friday.



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