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In a remarkable display of skill and determination, Indian athletes Jyothi Yarraji and Amlan Borgohain achieved outstanding results at the Jyvaskyla Motonet GP 2023 athletics meet in Finland. Jyothi secured a well-deserved silver medal in the women’s 100m hurdles, crossing the finish line with an impressive time of 12.95 seconds. Reetta Hurske from Finland claimed the gold medal, clocking in at 12.80 seconds, while Nooralotta Neziri, another Finnish athlete, took home the bronze with a time of 13.17 seconds.

Jyothi’s exceptional performance in Finland adds to her remarkable medal collection this season. Holding the national record of 12.82 seconds in the women’s 100m hurdles, the 23-year-old athlete has consistently demonstrated her strength and agility on the track. Prior to her silver medal achievement, Jyothi clinched gold at the T-Meeting 2023 in the Netherlands and the Kurpfalz Gala 2023 in Germany.

Meanwhile, Amlan Borgohain showcased his sprinting prowess in the men’s 100m race, securing a commendable bronze medal with a season-best time of 10.49 seconds. He finished behind Oshane Bailey from Jamaica, who claimed the gold with a time of 10.28 seconds, and Samuli Samuelsson from Finland, who took the silver with a time of 10.36 seconds.

These exceptional performances by Jyothi and Amlan reflect India’s growing presence and competitiveness in international athletics. Their achievements not only bring glory to the nation but also inspire young athletes to pursue their dreams and strive for excellence in their chosen sports.

Re-reported from the article originally published in Lokmat Times English

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