World Athletics C’ships: Javelin thrower Annu Rani breaks national record in Javelin Throw
Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani qualified for the women’s javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships here on Monday.
With a throw of 62.43m, Rani bettered her own national record of 62.34m.
Sports Authority of India (SAI) took to Twitter and congratulated Rani.
“New NR for Annu Rani! Annu Rani created a new National Record in Women’s Javelin with a throw of 62.43m in qualification at the World #Athletics Championships bettering her own record of 62.34m. Congratulations!” SAI tweeted.
In another tweet, SAI wrote: “#AnnuRani has qualified for the women’s javelin throw final as her throw of 62.43m put her in 5th after both qualifying groups.” (ANI)
Congratulations #AnnuRani for being the first Indian to reach the final of the women’s Javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships with a record breaking performance. India is full of proud and praying for your victory in final. pic.twitter.com/bgETLibapD— Shwait Malik (@shwait_malik) September 30, 2019
This is HISTORIC— Manjinder S Sirsa (@mssirsa) October 1, 2019
Annu Rani makes the nation proud by becoming the first Indian woman to qualify for the javelin final at the World Athletics Championships breaking her own national record with a throw of 62.43m.#AnnuRani #DohaWorldChampionships pic.twitter.com/KsyTDkyBhU