Avinash Sable of India placed 11th in the final of the men's 3000m steeplechase event on the fourth day of competition at the World Athletics Championships. The 27-year-old Sable ran 8:31.75, much below his season and personal best of 8:12.48, a national record. He had placed third in heat number three and seventh overall (8:18.75) to qualify for the final.
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Murali Sreeshankar became India's first male long jumper to reach the World Athletics Championships finals. Avinash Sable, a 3000m steeplechaser, also made the cut on the first day of events in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Two additional Indians, Jeswin Aldrin, and Muhammed Anees Yahiya finished tenth and eleventh in the Group A qualification round with best jumps of 7.79m and 7.73m, respectively. The finals will take place on July 17.
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Steeplechase runner Avinash Sable has set a new national record by finishing the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 1 hour and 30 seconds. The Tokyo Olympics bound has won gold among Indian elite runners and became the first Indian to run a half marathon under sixty-one minutes. Ethiopian Amedework Walelegn had won the men's elite race in 58:53 minutes. Earlier, the event was inaugurated by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
Courtesy: The Economic Times