first_imgAnnu Rani in javelin throw final: IAAF World Championships Day 5 live stream and India scheduleIndia’s Annu Rani became the first woman to qualify for Javelin Throw final at IAAF World Championships. She will be bidding to finish on a high in the 12-woman final on Tuesday.advertisement India Today Web Desk DohaOctober 1, 2019UPDATED: October 1, 2019 11:36 IST IAAF World Championships: Annu Rani in action (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAnnu Rani will be in action from 11:45 PM IST on TuesdayRani came with a career-best throw of 62.43m to qualify for finalAvinash Sable will be in action in men’s 3000m steeplechase heatsIndia have had more disappointments than success stories at IAAF World Championships 2019 with several athletes failing to outdo their season bests in Doha.While the mixed relay team stormed into the final and sealed an Olympic quota, there have been some under-par performances in the individual track and field events. However, javelin thrower Annu Rani delighted the Indian fans by qualifying for the final on Monday.27-year-old Annu Rani became the first Indian to qualify for the women’s javelin throw final at the IAAF World Championships. She will be in action in the 12-woman final on Tuesday at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha.Annu finished third in Group A and qualified for the finals as the fifth-best performer of the qualification round. She achieved her personal best with a throw of 62.43m.Only two javelin throwers, Asian champion Lyu Huihui (67.27m) of China and Christin Hussong (65.29m) of Germany, could cross the automatic qualification mark of 63.50m while another 10, including Annu, made up the 12, who will compete in the finals.Annu opened with a 57.05m before coming up with her career-best throw in the second round. She had a 60.50m in her third and final throw.World leader and Asian Games champion Liu Shiying (63.48m) of China and Ratej Martina (62.87m) of Slovenia finished ahead of Annu in Group A, while reigning Olympic champion Sara Kolak of Croatia was sixth with a best throw of 60.99m.Meanwhile, India’s Avinash Sable will also be in action in the men’s 3000m steeplechase event on Tuesday.advertisementSable had set a new national record at Indian Grand Prix in Patiala earlier this year with a timing of 8:28.94s. The 25-year-old will be looking to better than mark when he takes the field in Heat 3 on Tuesday.IAAF World Championships: Schedule for India athletes on Day 5Men’s 3000m SteeplechaseAvinesh Sable – Heat 3 – 9:15 PM ISTWomen’s Javelin Throw FinalAnnu Rani – 11:45 PM ISTAlso Read | IAAF World Championships: In Caster Semenya’s absence, Nakaayi upsets field to win women’s 800mAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Annu RaniFollow javelin throw Nextlast_img

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