Archana gets late clear­ance for Worlds

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

New Delhi: Na­tional in­ter­state cham­pi­onships 200m gold win­ner Archana Suseen­dran has been cleared to par­tic­i­pate in the World Cham­pi­onships start­ing in Doha next week af­ter the Ath­let­ics Fed­er­a­tion of In­dia ac­cepted a late in­vite from the IAAF.

Af­ter a re­view of the fi­nal en­tries, the world body, IAAF found that some of the qual­i­fied ath­letes would not be able to take part in the Sept 27 to Oct 6 show­piece event and sent out late in­vites. The dead­line for the sub­mis­sion of fi­nal en­tries was on Sept 16 but the the IAAF opened a small win­dow af­ter max­i­mum tar­get of en­tries was not reached.

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