Ashwini Akkunji mulling over taking part in 4x400m relay trials

Akkunji, who had won 400m hurdles and 4x400m relay gold in the 2010 Asian Games, told PTI from her training base at NIS Patiala that she will decide whether to take part in the trials or not in the next couple of days.

updated: July 15, 2013 20:42 IST
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New Delhi: Quartermiler Ashwini Akkunji, who early this month completed her two-year ban period for a doping offence, is contemplating to run in the women's 4x400m relay trials on July 20 for a place in the Indian quartet for next month's World Athletics Championships in Moscow.

India had qualified for the women's 4x400m relay race for the World Championships after winning gold in the Asian Athletics Championships in Pune early this month.

The trials will be held at the NIS Patiala on July 20 and the Athletics Federation of India selection committee will meet the next day here to finalise the Indian squad.

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