Athletics Live, Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s 4×400 men’s relay team qualifies for final; Ancy Sojan in long jump action

Hello and welcome to sports stars LIVE coverage of qualifying for the women’s 100m hurdles, women’s long jump heats and men’s 4x400m relay at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Women’s Long Jump Qualification – Ancy Sojan


  • Brooke Buschkuehl (Australia) – 6.84m

  • Loraine Ugen (England) – 6.79m

  • Tyra Gitten (Trinidad and Tobago) – 6.18m

  • Ancy Sojan (India) – 6.25m
  • Christabel Smith (Canada) – 6.45m

  • Ackelia Smith (Jamaica) – 6.35m

  • Rellie Kaputin(PNG) – 5.87m

  • Ruth Usoro(NGR) – 6.59m

Long Jump Qualification Rules: Qualifying performance 6.75 (Q) or minimum 12 best performers (q) advance to the final

Men’s 4x400m Relay – India (Anas Yahiya, Noah Nirmal Tom, Ajmal Variyathodi, Amoj Jacob)

  • India finishes second after falling behind for nearly half the race. An explosive aftertaste of Amoj Jacob propels India to the final with a timing of 3:06.97.

Here is the start list for the qualifying round long jump – Group A.

Indian Athletics Action – Now What?

Ancy Sojan – Women’s Long Jump Qualifying Round – 4:10 PM

Men’s 4x400m relay team, Round 1 – 4:19 PM

Hima Das – Women’s 200m Semifinal – 12:53 (August 6)

Women’s 100m hurdles – ready

Jyothi Yarraji finishes fourth in her heat. Gets a bad start from the blocks. A finish of 13.18 means that she does not qualify for the final. A disappointing outing for the Indian.

  • Megan Tapper (Jamaica) – 12.68s (Q)

  • Devynne Charlton (Bahamas) – 12.70s (Q)

  • Celeste Mucci (Australia) – 12.96s

  • Jyothi Yarraji (India) – 13.18s
  • Heather Paton (Scotland) – 13.39s

  • Nur Izlyn Zaini (Singapore) – 13.93s


Jyothi Yarraji (Hords)

Jyothi Yarraji’s turnout in the 100m hurdles was lightning fast. The 22-year-old is the national record holder with a timing of 13.04 seconds. The sprinter from Andhra Pradesh even broke her own record with 13.03 seconds. Unfortunately, the record could not be ratified.

At the Birmingham Games, Yarraji has set himself the goal of breaking the sub-13 second. Although she will be competing against a tough field, with sprinters from Jamaica and Nigeria, Jyothi believes she has the potential and speed to take a podium finish.


Ancy Sojan (long jump)

Ancy Sojan’s dramatic improvement in the long jump has been the talk of the town since the Thrissur girl crossed 6.50m in two consecutive encounters in Thiruvananthapuram.

Ancy surpassed her career best performance of 6.36m achieved at the 2020 Khelo India Games when she jumped 6.51m at the Indian Open Jumps event in Thiruvananthapuram on March 1. on her real show. Twelve days later, Ancy proved that her 6.51m jump was no fluke as she set an impressive 6.55m while winning the gold in the first

Ancy has finally started to deliver on her promise, and staying in the Indian camp in Bengaluru has worked wonders for her.

Ancy has been training under Anoop Joseph in the Indian camp for the past six months and has improved a lot.

When will the events take place today?

3:05 PM Women’s 100m Hurdles – Jyothi Yarraji

16:10 Women’s Long Jump Qualification – Ancy Sojan Edappilly

4.19 pm 4x400m motos – India

Where can you watch the events at Commonwealth Games 2022?

The events will be broadcast on Sony Sports Network and streamed online on Sony LIV.

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