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Indian Grand Prix 2 athletics 2022: Avinash Sable creates 3000m steeplechase national record

Indian Grand Prix 2 athletics 2022: Avinash Sable creates 3000m steeplechase national record

Athletics, Breaking News
Kamalpreet Kaur won the discus throw gold, Priya Mohan clocked a personal best in 400m and Parul Chaudhary won the 3000m steeplechase. Dutee Chand did not participate. Indian runner Avinash Sable bettered his own national record to win the men’s 3000m steeplechase gold medal at the Indian Grand Prix 2 2022 athletics meet in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on Wednesday. Avinash Sable clocked 8.16.21 seconds, surpassing his previous best of 8.18.12 achieved during the men’s 3000m steeplechase heats at the Tokyo Olympics. Shankar Lal Swami with 8.36.37, finished second. This was Sable’s first competitive event since Tokyo 2020 in July last year. His mark was also the fastest timing clocked in men’s 3000m steeplechase this year globally. Another Tokyo Olympian who made an impressive com...