Jyothi Yarraji breaks 20-year-old record to clinch gold
India 100m hurdler Jyothi Yarraji broke 20-year-old national record in 100m hurdle to win a gold at the Cyprus International Meet. Read further on Dynamite News:
Limassol (Cyprus): India 100m hurdler Jyothi Yarraji broke 20-year-old national record in 100m hurdle to win a gold at the Cyprus International Meet here.
The 22-year-old broke the national record by 0.15 seconds margin with timing 13.23 on Tuesday. The previous record was 13.38 seconds set by Anuradha Biswal in 2002. The Cyprus International Meet is a World Athletics Continental Tour Challenger category D event.
In the Federation Cup held last month, Jyothi clocked a national record timing 13.09 seconds, but her effort was not counted as the wind (+2.1) was over the legal limit of 2.0. Another Indian in action, Lily Das won the gold in 800m women event clocking 4:17.79.
National record holder Amlan Borgohain finished third in men's 200m race with a time of 21.32 seconds. In the Kozhikode Federation Cup in April, Assam's promising sprinter clocked 20.52 seconds to break the Muhammed Anas' national record of 20.62 seconds set in Poland in 2018. (UNI)