Indian Sprinters are doing wonders at Asian Athletics Championship as India grab 4 Gold Medals, 1 Silver & a Bronze in a spam time of mere 20 minutes in just two events – 400m & 1500m.
India Becomes Champion in 400m & 1500m in both Men’s & Women’s category. Ajay kumar & P.U. Chitra grab the World Championship berths too to be held in London leter this year.
India now have 13 medals with the second day still going on ( 6 Golds, 2 Silvers, 5 Bronze). India has already surpassed their last Asian Championship results of previous edition.
400m Men’s Event
India’s leading Sprinter Anas Muhammed didn’t disappoint at all & become the champion of Men’s 400 sprint. with the timing of (45.77). Another Indian participating in the event, Rajiv finished second in the race with (46.14), making it Gold & Silver for India.
India just missed out of a clean sweep after 3rd Indian just finished at 4th position.
400 Women’s Event
Nirmala did wonders to Indian campaign after grabbing another Gold for the nation after runnung the distance within (52.01), the crowd was all up with her thunderous victory in Women’s 400m sprint. Another Indian Jishna grab the third position with the timing of (53.32) to make it Gold & Bronze for India.
1500m Women’s Event
P.U. Chitra not only brought the fifth Gold for India but also qualifies for the London World Athletics Championship after her thunderous victory in 1500m Women’s Event. She was struggling initially, lacking behind Japanese runners but in the end stage of the business, she sprints herself to third GOLD for India on Day 2.
1500m Men’s Event
Ajay kumar Saroj creates history after grabbing the sixth Gold for India with the timing of (3:45.85) & also book his spot in the World Championship to be happen later this year in London. Ajay who was lacking behind in the first few metres came back strongly to defeat his opponents and grabbed the India’s fourth Gold of the Day.