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18th Asian Games : Hima Das, Muhammed Anas Bag Silver In 400M Men’s And Women’s Respectively

Picture Courtesy : AFI Twitter
Picture Courtesy : AFI Twitter

Indian athletes put up a creditable show at the Asian Games. And their effort did not go in vain. India’s Muhammed Anas finished 2nd in the men’s 400m final, clocking a time of 45.69s. While compatriot Rajiv Arokia finishes 4th with a timing of 45.84s.

Further , India’s new sprint sensation , Hima Das has done the nation proud . The sprinter from Nagaon, Assam won a creditable silver in the 400metres finals . In superb display she finished just behind Bahrain’s Silwa Nasa to finish second in the 400m final.

The reigning World Youth Champion, Hima clocked a timing of 50.79. She on the way broke the National record.  Another Indian runner Nirmla Sheoren finished 4th with a timing of 50.96.

The fine showing by athletes has now lifted India’s medal tally the on- going games. It now stands at 36. India has as of now  won 7 Gold , 9 Silver and 20 Bronze Medals.

Former track queen PT Usha tweeted her congratulations to Muhammed Anas and Hima Das

 

Keeping up the good work of the duo, another  athlete Lakhmanan Govindan  created history has he won  the Bronze medal in the men’s 10,000m

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