Jyothi Yarraji won 100m gold at Loughborough International Athletics 2022

Jyothi Yarraji continued her good run in the 100m hurdles this year. Having broken a 20-year-old national record in the discipline earlier this month at a Cyprus meet, Jyothi Yarraji bettered her own record en route to a gold medal win at the Loughborough International Athletics 2022 in England

Jyothi Yarraji clocked 13.11 seconds in the 100m hurdles to better her previous personal best of 13.23 seconds. Great Britain’s Jessica Hunter (13.26) and Alicia Barrett (13.35) finished second and third, respectively.

Siddhant Thingalaya, meanwhile, finished second in the 110m hurdles with a 13.97-second run. The Indian finished behind Nigeria’s Alex Al-Ameen (13.86) and ahead of Edson Gomes of Portugal (14.02). Siddhant’s personal best in the event is a national record of 13.48, clocked in 2017.

Earlier, Mohammad Afsal withdrew from the 800m race as he was unwell.

Men’s 200m national record holder Amlan Borgohain finished fifth in the guest run at the Loughborough athletic meet with a timing of 21.27s. Gold medal winner Joe Ferguson clocked 20.63s. Borgohain, who only recently recovered from a fever, has a personal best of 20.52s in the 200m.