Who is Jyothi Yarraji ?

Jyothi Yarraji is an Indian track and field athlete who specializes in 100 metre hurdles. She is the current national record holder for the event, with a time of 12.90 seconds, which she set at the 2023 Asian Athletics Championships. Yarraji was born on August 28, 1999, in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. She started running at a young age and was discovered by a coach at the age of 12. She began training seriously and quickly rose through the ranks of Indian athletics. In 2018, Yarraji won her first national gold medal in the 100 metre hurdles. She has since gone on to win several more national titles and has also represented India at international competitions such as the Asian Games and the World Athletics Championships. Yarraji is one of the most promising young athletes in India and is expected to challenge for medals at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. She is also a role model for many young girls in India and is inspiring them to pursue their dreams in sports. Here are some of Jyothi Yarrajiand#39;s notable achievements:

  • National record holder in the 100 metre hurdles
  • Asian champion in the 100 metre hurdles (2023)
  • Asian Indoor Athletics Championships silver medalist in the 60 metre hurdles (2023)
  • Indian National Games gold medalist in the 100 metre hurdles (2022)
  • Indian Open Nationals best athlete among women (2022)
Yarraji is a rising star in Indian athletics and is expected to have a long and successful career. She is an inspiration to many young athletes and is helping to pave the way for more women to succeed in sports.