Jyothi Yarraji the 22-year-old Andhra athlete won gold in the Cyprus International Meet in Limassol on Tuesday. Despite a 0.1-meter-per-second headwind. Since 2002, Anuradha Biswal has held the national record of 13.38 seconds.
Jyothi Yarraji Breaks the National Record in Crprus meet
She shattered the national record while winning an event in Cyprus with a time of 13.23 seconds. Just a month after her performance was disqualified owing to excessive wind assistance.
The 22-year-old Andhra athlete won gold in the Cyprus International Meet in Limassol on Tuesday. Despite a 0.1-meter-per-second headwind. Since 2002, Anuradha Biswal has held a national record of 13.38 seconds.
This Cyprus International Meet is a Challenger category D event on the World Athletics Continental Tour.
Jyothi, who trains at the Reliance Foundation Odisha Athletics High Performance Center in Bhubaneswar under Joseph Hillier. Ran 13.09 seconds at the Federation Cup in Kozhikode last month. But it not considered a national record because the wind speed was higher than the allowed +2.0 m/s.
Jyothi ran 13.03 seconds at the All India Inter-University Athletics Championships. In Moodbidri, Karnataka, in 2020 Breaking Biswal’s national record.
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However, it was not considered as NR since the National Anti-Doping Agency. Did not test her at the competition and the Athletics Federation of India did not send a technical delegate.
Another Reliance Foundation Odisha Athletics High-Performance Center trainee, Amlan Borgohain. Finished third in the men’s 200m race with a time of 21.32 seconds. Breaking the national record at the Kozhikode Federation Cup.
In Kozhikode, the 24-year-old Assamese clocked 20.52 seconds.
Lili Das, on the other hand, won the women’s 1500m race in 4 minutes 17.79 seconds.