India's Annu Rani secured the gold medal in the women's javelin throw event at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou. Rani's impressive throw measured 69.92 meters, securing her the top spot on the podium.
This victory added to India's gold medal tally at the Asian Games, bringing it to a total of 15 gold medals. Sri Lanka's Nadeesha Dilhan Lekamge Hatarabage claimed the silver medal with a throw of 61.57 meters, while China's Huihui Lyu secured the bronze with a throw of 61.29 meters.
Annu Rani's remarkable performance saw her steadily improving throughout the competition. She started with a throw of 56.99 meters in her first attempt, followed by a 60+ meter throw. However, it was her outstanding 61.28-meter throw in the second attempt that put her in medal contention.