• Monday, May 16, 2022

ATHLETICS

Top Indian athletes face IAAF results investigation

By: Admin Super

Three of India’s top athletes are set to have their qualification marks for Rio investigated by the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) as part of an inquiry into alleged fake or suspect performances. Statistical officials have reportedly flagged up triple jump star Renjith Maheshwary, long jumper Ankit Sharma and sprinter Srabani Nanda after they all broke personal bests to achieve the Olympic standard earlier this year. The trio failed to repeat those record displays in Brazil last month and have now raised doubts over whether their achievements were genuine or not. In July, Maheshwary leapt to a national record…

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