Tag: Jinson Johnson


Indian Athletics team finish Asian Games 2018 with 7 gold medals

AFI Media 30 August 2018 Jakarta (Indonesia). India finished the 2018 Asian Games with a total of 7 gold, 10 silver and 2 bronze medals in Athletics. This was India’s second highest medal tally in Athletics ever at the Asiad, as the contingent finished the final day of athletics action with two gold medals. The women’s 4X400 metre relay team

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Jinson Johnson creates history, breaks 42-year old Indian record

AFI Media 27 June 2018 Guwahati. Jinson  Johnson created history at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati on Wednesday as he shattered the oldest standing record in Indian athletics. The 27-year old from Kerala clocked 1:45.65 seconds to win the gold medal in the men’s 800m event at the 58th National Inter State Championships. In doing so he erased the

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Gold for Neeraj in Gold Coast, Jinson breaks national record

AFI Media 14 April 2018 Gold Coast (Australia). Neeraj Chopra lived up to his billing as he ended Indian athletics gold medal drought at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The 20-year-old clinched the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event with an effort of 86.47m. He finished well ahead of the field with the silver medal going to Australia’s

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Will it be a SUPER SATURDAY for India at CWG

AFI Media 13 April 2018 Gold Coast (Australia). Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra led the charge of the Indian athletics contingent at the Carrara Stadium on Friday. Faced with the task of clearing a mark of 78m to automatically qualify for the final of the javelin throw event, the 20-year-old needed just one attempt to fling the spear a distance of

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