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Anju tips steeplechase champion Parul to fire at Paris Olympics

Updated on: 29 February,2024 07:55 AM IST  |  New Delhi
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“We are aiming for three [medals] in javelin. Then we have long jumpers, triple jumpers, steeplechase runner Parul is among the ones to watch out for but a lot cannot be predicted about the Olympics,” she said

Anju tips steeplechase champion Parul to fire at Paris Olympics

Parul Chaudhary

Athletics Federation of India vice-president Anju Bobby George on Wednesday said Asian Games gold-winning steeplechase runner Parul Chaudhary is among the ones to watch out for at this year’s Paris Olympics.


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So far, nine Indian track-and-field athletes have qualified for the Games in July-August with defending gold medallist Neeraj Chopra and Kishore Jena making the cut in javelin throw. Chaudhary shot into limelight with a gold in the 5000m and a silver in 3000m steeplechase events of the Hangzhou Asian Games last year. She is the first Indian to clock less than nine minutes in the 3000m women’s steeplechase. 


“We are aiming for three [medals] in javelin. Then we have long jumpers, triple jumpers, steeplechase runner Parul is among the ones to watch out for but a lot cannot be predicted about the Olympics,” she said.

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