National U-23 athletics championships: Focus on Praveen Chithravel

Tamil Nadu's Praveen Chithravel will be the big star in the first National U-23 athletics championships which begin at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, on Monday.

File picture of Tamil Nadu's Praveen Chithravel.   -  AFI

Tamil Nadu's Praveen Chithravel, who produced an impressive 16.88m triple jump at the recent National Open in Warangal, will be the big star in the first National under-23 athletics championships which begin at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, on Monday.

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Sprinters Taranjeet Kaur, A.T. Daneswari, Nitin Balakumar, middle distance runner K.M. Chanda and long jumpers Jeswin Aldrin and Sherin Abdul Gaffoor are some of the others who could spring a surprise or two in the three-day meet which has attracted over 600 athletes.

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