India bag four gold in Asian Athletics GP

Bangkok: Indian athletes produced an impressive performance, bagging four gold, one silver and four bronze in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix here today.

M R Poovama won women`s 400m in 52.94 while Sajeesh Joseph came first in men`s 800m in 1:47.78.

The men`s 4X400m relay team of Joseph Abraham, Jitin Paul, Shake Mortaza and M P Kunhu won gold in 3:08.00 while their women counterparts of Saraswati Chand, Debashree Majumdar, Ratandeep Kaur and Poovama bagged the yellow metal in 3:38.76.

India also won a silver in women`s high jump (Sahana Kumari), a bronze each in men`s 4X100m relay, triple jump (by Renjith Maheswary) and women`s 800m (by Sinimol Pualose), men`s 800m (by Ghamanada Ram).


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