At the Federation Cup 2023 held at the Birsa Munda Stadium, Annu smashed the all-important qualifying standard with a throw of 59.24m, which is well above the AFI-set standard of 56.46m.
Swimmer Maana Patel was the only Indian woman swimmer in the Tokyo Olympics who got Universality Quota. Under this quota, one male and one female swimmer from a country are allowed to participate in the Olympics despite not qualifying.
Despite her victory, Hima Das's performance was bittersweet, as she had failed to make the cut for the upcoming Asian Games.
London Olympics bronze medalist Mary Kom will have to go through a new selection process for selection in the prestigious event, which will require boxers to undergo an assessment test at the national camp.
Tajinderpal Singh Toor threw 19.95m to beat his own record of 19.94m set in Patiala by a centimeter. He made four attempts better than 19.51m but could only manage a best effort of 19.95m.
In all, 13 athletes, eight men, and five women breached the qualifying standards for the Asian Games 2023 at the National Open Race Walking Competition.
Some Indian players who made it possible to win medals on the international stage. Here's the list of them.
The selection process for the 12 categories of the Women’s World Championships starts from 7 March to 9 March.
The Indian cricket team is unlikely to participate in the Asian Games 2022 due to prior bilateral commitments.
The ace Indian archer was recently dropped from the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).