Avinash Sable: CWG 2022, athletics: India’s Avinash Sable wins steeplechase silver, denied podium cleanup in Kenya

Avinash Sable: CWG 2022, athletics: India's Avinash Sable wins steeplechase silver, denied podium cleanup in Kenya

India’s Avinash Sable bettered his own national record by almost a second to win silver in the men’s 3000m steeplechase at the 2022 Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Sable clocked 8:11.20 to better her previous NR of 8:12.48 set at the Rabat Diamond League earlier this year. It was also India’s first steeplechase medal at the Commonwealth Games. Kenya’s Abraham Kibiwot, the 2018 Gold Coast silver medalist and one of the leading runners this year, won the gold by 0.05 seconds over the Indian. World junior champion Amos Serem from…

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