JAVELIN THROW

  • Asian Games: Annu Rani grabs a bronze in women's javelin throw October 1, 2014

    Incheon: Indian athlete Annu Rani won a bronze medal in the women's Javelin throw event of the Asian Games, with a personal best effort of 59.53m, on Wednesday. Annu achieved the mark in her first attempt as she led the field for a while before being overtaken by China's Li Zhang...
  • CWG 2014: Why didn't India's javelin throwers participate in the final after qualifying? August 4, 2014

    Two athletes from India, Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira, made it to the final of the javelin throw competition at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games that concluded on Sunday; but they didn't participate in the medal round. The reason is not known. Kasana and Singh, who come from Uttar Pradesh and...
  • Delhi: Condition of student hit by javelin is critical, says his father October 3, 2013

    The student was critically injured when a javelin thrown by a senior student hit him on his head. ...
  • 11yearold hit by javelin admitted to ICU October 2, 2013

    An 11yearold student was critically injured when a javelin thrown by a senior student hit him on his head, police said on Wednesday. According to the police, Roshan Lama, a standard VI student of Sarvodaya Government School in C R Park area of South Delhi was roaming with his friends in...
  • Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia gives India historic gold July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia scripted history for India as he gave the country its maiden gold medal in the World Paralympic Championships in the javelin throw (F47 category) in Lyon, France. According to information received here, the 32yearold Devendra, whose left arm was amputated after an accident, won the gold...
  • Keshorn Walcott wins Olympic javelin gold August 12, 2012

    London: Keshorn Walcott won the javelin gold medal on Saturday to give Trinidad and Tobago its first Olympic title in a field event. Walcott, the world junior champion, threw a national record 84.58 meters with his second attempt and nobody improved on the mark for the remainder of the final....
  • London 2012 Javelin: 10 things to know August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Today's doodle is the 11th London Olympics doodle posted by Google on its homepage during the ongoing London 2012 Olympics. Here are the top 10 interesting facts about the London 2012 Javelin doodle and Javelin Throw events: 1. Dedicated to Javelin Throw, the doodle features a male javelin thrower...
  • Google doodles London 2012 Javelin August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Today's doodle is the 11th London Olympics doodle posted by Google on its homepage during the ongoing London 2012 Olympics. Dedicated to Javelin Throw, the doodle features a male javelin thrower taking the throwing position in a stadium. The term "Google" is written in a slapdash manner, with...