Rohit Yadav: 81.75m Javelin new National recordApril 16, 2019, Sonipat
Rohit Yadav of Uttar Pradesh become star of the day by throwing and making the National record in the preliminary round of 81.75m in U-18 in boys category in 2nd Athletics Federation of India National Javelin Throw Open Championship. He broke the record of 79.29m made by Mohammed Hadeesh Apia in September 2015. The finals of the event will take place on 16th April. The 17th year old also recorded a throw in February of 79.83m in the SGFI National School Games in Nadiad, Gujarat.
Haryana women trio of Poonam Rani, Monica and Shilpa Rana swept the medals with efforts of 49.53m, 42.46m and 39.89m. Poonam Rani the 24 year old from Jhajjar has a clutch of All- India Inter- University crowns and has thrown over 50m.