SUDHA SINGH

  • Asian Games 2014: Lalita wins silver, Sudha bronze in steeplechase September 27, 2014

    Incheon: Lalita Babar and Sudha Singh clinched a silver and a bronze under dramatic circumstances in women's 3000m steeplechase after a Bahraini runner was disqualified as India opened their medal account on the opening day of athletics competition at the Asian Games on Saturday. Babar and defending champion Sudha were upgraded...
  • First batch of Indian athletes leave for Asian Games September 4, 2014

    The first batch of the Indian contingent for the upcoming Asian Games left on Thursday with seven track athletes heading for Incheon in advance to acclimatise with the conditions there. Seven athletes Sudha Singh (3000m steeplechase), Preeja Sreedharan (5000m and 10,000m), O P Jaisha (1500m and 5000m), Lalita Babbar (3000m...
  • Sudha's silver in 2013 Asian Athletics upgraded to gold May 27, 2014

    Long distance runner Sudha Singh's silver medal in the 3000m steeplechase event at the 2013 Pune Asian Athletics Championships is set to be upgraded to gold after Ruth Jebet, who won the race, was declared ineligible to represent Bahrain on nationality grounds by the world governing of the sport, IAAF. Kenyaborn...
  • Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat wins first gold of Moscow Worlds August 10, 2013

    Moscow: Kenya's Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat claimed the first gold medal at the 2013 IAAF World Championship here on Saturday when she won the women's marathon in 2:25.44. The 33yearold Kiplagat, who led home a clean Kenyan podium sweep in the event's last edition Daegu, made history as the first woman ever...
  • Sudha fails to win gold, India slip to 6th at Asian Athletics July 6, 2013

    Pune: Asian Games gold medallist Sudha Singh failed to live up to the expectations as India settled with two silver and two bronze medals on a rather disappointing third day of the 20th Asian Athletics Championships here on Friday. Having broken her own national record last month with an Asian leading...
  • India name 108strong squad for Asian Athletics June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Medal prospects Sudha Singh, Vikas Gowda, Krishna Poonia and Tintu Luka were on Friday named in the 110strong Indian squad for Asian Athletics Championships which will be held in Pune from July 37. With India having the luxury to name three athletes each in the 42 events (21 each...
  • Only a medal gives you recognition: Olympian Sudha Singh December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Sudha Singh, one of India's finest longdistance athletes and current national record holder for the 3000m steeple chase, finished 13th in the event at the 2012 London Olympics. Her timing of 9:55:67 was set while winning gold at the 16th Asian Games at Guangzhou in 2010, and in...
  • Olympics, Day 8: Saina Nehwal wins lucky bronze August 4, 2012

    London: Saina Nehwal won India its third medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, after being declared the winner in the women's badminton playoff for the bronze medal after her Chinese opponent Wang Xin withdrew with an injured knee. And the news became sweeter with boxer Devendro Singh's entry into...
  • Sudha fails to make final cut in steeplechase August 4, 2012

    London: India's Sudha Singh crashed out of the London Olympics after failing to qualify for the final of the women's 3000m steeplechase event, finishing a lowly 13th out of 15 runners in the first heat here on Saturday. Sudha, a gold medal winner in the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, clocked 9:48.86s,...
  • Krishna, Sudha land at Olympic Games Village July 26, 2012

    London: Star discus thrower Krishna Poonia and Asian Games champion steeplechase runner Sudha Singh were among the first batch of Indian track and field athletes to check into the Olympic Games Village here. Krishna, along with her husband and coach Virender Poonia, and Sudha arrived at the Athletes Village in Stratford...