Veteran singer Asha Bhosle, on Tuesday, congratulated sprinter Jyothi Yarraji for claiming India’s third gold medal on the ongoing Asian Video games in Hangzhou. A number of others together with cricketers VVS Laxman and Gautam Gambhir too, congratulated Yarraji on the social media platform X.
Bhosle even shared the video of the 100m hurdles race the place Yarraji had gained. However, it was from an occasion that passed off in July this 12 months on the Asian Athletics Championships.
A number of politicians and bureaucrats jumped the gun and congratulated Yarraji. The ladies’s 100m hurdles on the Asian Video games can be held on September 30. The 23-year-old at present holds the nationwide report of 12.82 seconds.
“Heartiest congratulations to Yaraaji from Andhra Pradesh for successful the Gold for 100mts hurdles on the Asian Video games,” Bhosle posted and shared a video from the July occasion.
The pretend information was debunked by the Reliance Basis Youth Sports activities deal with, they wrote, “We all know Jyothi Yarraji is quick however she’s nonetheless on her strategy to Hangzhou for the Asian Video games and can be competing on thirtieth Sep. The clip that has been circulating is from her Gold Medal successful race on the Asian Athletics Championships in Thailand in July. We’re positive she’ll be delighted with all the desires and we encourage you to hitch us in manifesting one other medal-winning efficiency on the Asian Video games quickly!”
“Mam, That is an outdated video Athletics competitions nonetheless not began on the Asian Video games in Hangzhou, Athletics competitions begin on twenty ninth September,” a person wrote.
“Out right here predicting the longer term,” wrote one other person.
One more person wrote, “Delete this put up, madam. It is incorrect and this video is from July the place Jyoti gained within the Asian championship I assume.”