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Jyothi Yarraji has won India's first gold medal in the Asian Athletics Championships 2023, held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Jyothi Yarraji opened India’s gold medal account in the Asian Athletics Championships 2023 by winning the women’s 100m hurdles race and clinching her maiden top finish in a major international event here on Thursday (13th July 2023).

The 23-year-old Yarraji clocked 13.09 seconds to win the final race ahead of two Japanese runners Terada Asuka (13.13s) and Aoki Masumi (13.26s) on a rain-drenched track at the Supachalasai Stadium.

Yarraji’s national record stands at 12.82 seconds.

On Wednesday (12th July 2023), Abhishek Pal had opened India’s medal account with a bronze in men’s 10,000m race..

Source : The Print

Published On : July 14, 2023
Category : Sports