Tintu Luka

  • Vikas Gowda, Tintu Luka in India's athletics team for Asian Games 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka were on Wednesday named in the 56-member Indian athletics team, which included 30 women, for next month's Asian Games in South Korea. 110m hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya, who won gold in the just-concluded Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships with...
  • CWG 2014: Discus-thrower Vikas Gowda, high-jumper Sahana into the finals July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Two Indians, including medal prospect Vikas Gowda, made it to the final rounds while Tintu Luka qualified for the semifinals of the athletics competitions at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Discus thrower Gowda just made a single attempt, clearing the distance of 64.32m to top the qualification round at the...
  • Tintu Luka to participate in IAAF Diamond League 800m May 8, 2014

    Doha: It will be a turning point for Indian athletics if Tintu Luka can impress in the 800 metres race at the season-opening IAAF Diamond League here on Friday. The current Asian champion and 2010 Asian Games bronze medallist is India's lone entry at the prestigious meet and is expected to...
  • Indian women clinch gold in 4x400m relay on final day July 7, 2013

    Pune: India clinched a gold medal in women's 4x400m relay to finish sixth overall as the curtains were drawn on the 20th Asian Athletics Championships with China confirming their supreme status in the continent here. The home team came up with a rich haul of eight medals - one gold, two...
  • Tintu Luka included in 4x400m relay quartet July 6, 2013

    Pune: With the competition technical delegate having rejected India's request for the inclusion of Ashwini Akkunji and Priyanka Panwar in women's 4x400m relay squad, 800m runner Tintu Luka is set to run in the event on Sunday. Luka on Saturday practised for relay at the training ground after the selection committee...
  • PT Usha unhappy with AFI for blocking Luka's participation July 4, 2013

    Pune: Legendary athlete PT Usha on Thursday criticised the Athletics Federation of India for blocking her protege Tintu Luka's participation in Asian Grand Prix series in May, saying it has robbed the youngster of international exposure. Usha said Luka - who competes in 800m - was invited by the Asian Athletics...
  • Tintu Luka fails to qualify for 800m final August 10, 2012

    London: India's Tintu Luka produced her season's best timing but still finished sixth in the second heat of the women's 800m semi-finals to crash out of the London Olympics here on Thursday. The 23-year-old Luka clocked 1:59.69secs to finish sixth in heat number two, from which Caster Semenya (1:57.67) of South...
  • Mary Kom, Devendro lose, Tintu progresses August 9, 2012

    London: It was another unsatisfactory day for India at the Olympics as boxers MC Mary Kom and Devendro Singh lost their 51kg and 49kg bouts respectively. Mary Kom settled for a bronze after she lost her semi-final bout against Great Britain's Nicola Adam 6-11, while Devendro lost to favourite Paddy...
  • Olympics: Tintu Luka qualifies for 800m semis August 8, 2012

    London: India's Tintu Luka qualified for the women's 800m semi-finals in the Olympic Games after finishing third in one of the heats here on Wednesday. Luka clocked 2:01.75 to finish third in heat number two behind reigning world champion Mariya Savinova (2:01.56) of Russia and Alice Schmidt (2:01.65) of the...