World University Games 2023: Jyothi Yarraji wins bronze medal in women’s 100m hurdles
India’s Jyothi Yarraji won the bronze medal in the women’s 100m hurdles at the FISU World University Games 2023 in Chengdu, China on Friday. The run in the final saw Jyothi Yarraji better her previous national record by 0.04 seconds.
This was India’s second athletics medal at the Chengdu meet after Bhavani Bhagavathi Yadav claimed a bronze in the women’s long jump event. Amlan Borgohain added the third medal later in the day with a bronze in the men’s 200m event.
India’s medals tally now stands at 25 medals- 11 gold, five silver and nine bronze. As many as 14 medals- eight gold, four silver and two bronze- were won by India’s shooting contingent.
Around 230 Indian athletes are competing at the World University Games in Chengdu. The multi-sports meet will conclude on August 8.