On Saturday, the sprinter bagged his second gold at the Delhi State Athletics meet. On way to winning the sprint double 100m and 200m he clocked timings that were better than the national u-16 records.
Competing against a world-class field that included Germans Johannes Vetter and Thomas Rohler, the Indian finished with the seventh best throw overall while the more-fancied compatriot Neeraj Chopra failed to advance.
Anu Rani threw the spear to a distance of 61.86m to better her own earlier national mark of 60.01m in the last event of the competition. The qualifying mark for the World Championships stands at 61.40m.
Sarita Singh was in a league of her own on the first day of the Federation Cup in Patiala. In the second round, she bettered the three-year-old national mark of 62.74m set by Manju Bala with a throw of 63.58m. In her fifth attempt, she hurled the hammer 65.25m.