The Indian males’s 4x400m relay crew shattered Asian document in a shocking race, clocking 2 minute 59.05 seconds to qualify for its maiden closing spherical of the World Championships right here on Saturday.
The Indian quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal Variyathodi and Rajesh Ramesh completed second in warmth primary behind USA (2:58.47) to make it to the ultimate to be held on Sunday.
The highest three finishers in every of the 2 heats and the subsequent two quickest qualify for the ultimate.
The sooner Asian document of two:59.51 was within the identify of Japanese crew.
The sooner nationwide document was 3:00.25 set in 2021.
The Indians gave the world document holders People a run for his or her cash, ending intently behind them.
India finally completed second general additionally after the 2 heats, behind USA, however forward of sturdy groups like Nice Britain (third; 2:59.42) and Jamaica (fifth; 2:59.82).