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Who is Avinash Sable, the steeplechaser who set a new national record at Paris Diamond League?

Who is Avinash Sable, the steeplechaser who set a new national record at Paris Diamond League?

Avinash Sable has broken his own record at the Paris Diamond League with a new national record of 8:09.91.

Avinash Sable broke the national record in the men’s 3000m steeplechase at the Paris Diamond League on Sunday. The 29-year-old Indian athlete finished sixth in the highly competitive race with an impressive time of 8:09.91, surpassing his previous best of 8:11.20 set at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, where he won the silver medal. This achievement marks the tenth time Sable has set a new national record and makes him the first Indian ever to run a sub-8:10 race.

Who is Avinash Sable?

Sable was born on September 13, 1994, in Mandwa village, Maharashtra’s Beed district. Sable grew up in a humble family background. His parents were farmers, and he faced significant challenges, including a daily six-kilometer run to school due to the lack of public transportation.

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Avinash Sable is an Indian athlete competing in the men’s 3000m steeplechase. He is considered a contender to win a medal in the upcoming Paris Olympics. His confidence will be bolstered by his new record in the Paris Diamond League.

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