The number of athletes announced after a meeting of AFI selection committee will, however, increase after the international body (IAAF) gives confirmation of the likes of World University 100m champion Dutee Chand, who did not meet the qualification mark but is within the required number of competitors for the event
Hima Das won gold in the women's 300m race at the Athleticky Mitink Reiter event. This was Hima's sixth gold in European races since July 2.
Deepa Malik, who won a silver in the shot put F53 category in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, was added for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by a 12-member selection committee on the second day of the two-day meeting.
Hima Das has won five races -- four in 200m and one in her pet 400m event -- in Poland and the Czech Republic since July 2
Hima Das won her fourth gold medal since July 2 when she ran her first competitive race in Europe. She has been improving since her first race.
Hima Das, who has been struggling with a back problem for the past few months, clocked 23.97 seconds to clinch gold, while VK Vismaya bagged silver in 24.06.
Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh submits his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
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Congress senior leader Ajay Makan along with Harish Rawat and Navjot Singh Sidhu brief the media after the CLP Meeting was over at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeks blessings from Acharya Vidyasagar ji Maharaj in Jabalpur.PTI Photo
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attends Drishti 2021 National Executive Meeting of the Social Media Department, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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