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Greater than 2000 athletes are anticipated to compete in junior meet « Athletics Federation of India

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Over 2200 athletes in numerous age teams from throughout the nation shall be seen in motion in the course of the three-day 38th Nationwide Junior Athletics Championship beginning Tuesday at Coimbatore’s newly laid artificial monitor of the Nehru Stadium.

N Ramesh, chief junior athletics coach stated, the three-day age group competitors shall be a great platform to maintain a monitor of the progress made by kids.

Based on the chief junior athletics coach, subsequent 12 months is essential as it’s going to characteristic the 2024 World U20 Athletics Championships in Peru and continental championship in April or Might. “Through the competitors we’ll maintain a document of these athletes who’re eligible to compete in U20 subsequent 12 months,” the chief junior athletics coach added.

Two promising athletes—Dev Kumar Meena of Madhya Pradesh in pole vault and Haryana’s worldwide excessive jumper Pooja have already achieved the qualification mark for the World U20 Athletics Championships in the course of the athletics competitors of the 37th Nationwide Video games held in Goa. On his strategy to gold within the males’s pole vault, Meena cleared a peak of 5.15m, which was higher than the World U20 qualification commonplace of 5.10m. Whereas Pooja cleared 1.80m within the excessive soar. She gained gold

“Each Meena and Pooja should preserve their efficiency subsequent 12 months and remaining choice shall be topic to health trials,” N Ramesh stated.

Greater than 10 finals in numerous age teams are scheduled for the opening day of the competitors.

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