India’s Parul Chaudhary who settled for silver in ladies’s 3000m steeplechase, received gold in ladies’s 5000m last on Tuesday. Whereas, Annu Rani claimed the highest spot in ladies’s javelin throw as Indian athletes bagged six medals on the Asian Video games.
Annu, 31, who hails from Meerut, produced a season-best effort of 62.92m in her fourth try to win gold. Sri Lankan Nadeesha Dilhan and China’s Huihui Lyu claimed the silver and bronze with efforts of 61.57 and 61.29 respectively.
Vithya Ramraj received a bronze medal within the ladies’s 400m last and Mohammed Afsal Pulikkalakath fetched a silver within the males’s 800m.
Parul, 28, secured gold with a timing of 15:14.75.
Earlier, Vithya Ramraj, 25, got here up with a timing of 55.68s to assert a bronze medal in ladies’s 400m hurdles. Whereas, Bahrain’s Oluwakemi Mujidat Adekoya produced a video games file of 54.45s and Jaidie Mo of China got here up with a season better of 55.01 to assert the gold and silver respectively.
Ramraj was additionally a part of the Indian quartet, together with Muhammed Ajmal Variyathodi, Rajesh Ramesh and Subha Venkatesan, that had received the bronze in combined workforce 4x400m relay earlier than it was upgraded to silver on Monday after Sri Lanka’s disqualification for lane infringement.
Whereas, Afsal fetched a silver within the males’s 800m with a timing 1:48.43.
The Indian had equalled PT Usha’s 400m hurdle nationwide file, which was set in 1984, with a private greatest effort of 55.52s to high her warmth and straight qualify for the ultimate on Monday.
In the meantime, in males’s 400m hurdles, Yashas Palaksha (49.39) and Santhosh Kumar (49.41) completed fifth and sixth respectively within the last.
In ladies’s excessive bounce last, Pooja and Rubina Yadav ended their marketing campaign on the sixth and ninth positions respectively.