Astana: Two Tamil Nadu players have won medals in the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship series. The 10th Asian Indoor Athletics Championship will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from 10th to 12th. A 26-member Indian team is participating in this tournament.
The Indian athletics team consists of Tamil Nadu’s Littara Dasan (60m Run), Jeswin Aldrin (Long Jump), Praveen Chitra Vale (Triple Jump), Sivasubra Maniam (Pole Vault), Archana (60m Run), Rosy Meena (Pole Vault), Pavitra (Pole Vault). ) have been placed.
Tamil Nadu Athletics Association secretary C. Latha has been appointed as the manager of the Indian athletics team. In this event, Praveen Chitravel from Thanjavur participated in the triple jump competition and won the silver medal with a distance of 16.98 meters.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu’s Pavitra won the silver medal and Rosy Meena Balraj won the bronze medal in the women’s pole vault competition. Earlier, India’s current national record holder Tajinderpal Singh Door won the gold medal in men’s shot put event.