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Neena Varakil

Neena Varakil wins silver in women's long jump, Dharun Ayyasamy in men's 400m hurdles

India's Neena Varakil clinched silver in the women's long jump at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Monday. Neena recorded a best attempt of 6.51 metres to finish second. Bui Thi Thu Thao of Vietnam registered her season's best attempt of 6.55m to win the gold medal.

Aug 27, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

Asian Grand Prix: Neena Varakil wins gold in women's long jump, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for World Championships

World junior record holder javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualified for the IAAF World Championships in London in August though he took a silver today.

Apr 27, 2017, 21:41 PM IST