India’s Annu Rani and Shilpa Rani will feature in the finals of the women’s javelin throw at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
India’s Annu Rani and Shilpa Rani will feature in the finals of the women’s javelin throw at the Commonwealth Games 2022. Annu will be heading to the final as one of the prime medal contenders in the event. The 29-year-old finished seventh in the finals of the World Athletics championships 2022 with the best effort of 61.12 m. She clinched the Gold with a personal best throw of 63.24 at the National Interstate Athletic Championship 2021. While her compatriot Shilpa secured a berth in the CWG squad after finishing second in the Inter-state Athletics championships 2022. She even registered her personal best of 59.01m in the meet.
The live coverage of the Commonwealth Games 2022 will be available on different networks across the world. In the Indian subcontinent, it will be telecast LIVE from Birmingham on Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, Sony SIX, and Sony TEN 4. The live streaming will be available on the Sony LIV app or website. Elsewhere, BBC will telecast LIVE in the United Kingdom, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in Canada, Seven Network in Australia, Sky NZ in New Zealand, Mediacorp in Singapore, S4C in Wales, and ESPN in the USA.
The Women’s javelin throw final is scheduled to begin from 4:05 pm (IST) onwards on August 7, 2022. Annu Rani and Shilpa Rani are India’s representatives in this event.
Avinash Sable won a historic Silver medal in men’s 3000m Steeplechase, setting a new NR of 8:11.20. This is India’s first medal in this event, primarily dominated by Kenyans. Priyanka Goswami clinched the Silver medal for India, clocking a personal best of 43:38.83s in the Women’s 10000m race walk. Indian Women’s 4×100 m relay team qualified for the final by registering a timing of 44.45s. Murali Sreeshankar and Tejaswin Shankar scripted history by winning the Silver and Bronze for India in men’s long jump and high jump. India’s athletics medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 stands at 4, with three silver and one bronze.