Sudha Singh bags gold at Asian Athletics Championship

Sudha Singh bags gold at Asian Athletics Championship
Updated on : 08-07-2017 11:55 PM
India's Sudha Singh has won gold in women's 3000m steeplechase event today on Day 3 of the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium. Earlier India won four gold medals on Day 2 of the Championships at the on Friday.


Indian sprinters Mohammed Anas and Nirmala Sheoran added the first two gold medals of the day to India's tally as they won the men's and women's 400 meters race, respectively. Anas clocked 45.77s to win gold in the men's event, Rajiv Arokia clocked 46.14s to bag the silver. Nirmala Sheoran clocked 52.01s to win the gold in the women's 400 meters race.

The third gold medal for India on Friday went to PU Chitra who won the women's 1500m race. Chitra has also qualified for upcoming World Championships in Women's 1500m by virtue of winning this gold medal. Chitra clocked 4:17.92s to win the race.

The fourth gold of the day was won by Ajay Kumar Saroj in the men's 1500m event. Chitra and Saroj's medals gave India a total of six gold medals in the ongoing championships to consolidate the host country's lead. Saroj clocked 3:45.85s to emerge victorious in his event.

(AKS-08/07)

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