A hat-trick of gold medals eluded ace Indian middle distance runner Tintu Luka despite coming up with her season`s best performance as she settled for a silver at the Flenders Cup in Leuven, Belgium on Sunday.
Sudha Singh set a new meet mark in 3,000m steeplechase while leading middle distance runner Tintu Luka made a glorious return after an injury lay-off on the concluding day of the Senior Inter-State Athletics Championships.
Country`s promising middle distance runner Tintu Luka has been dubbed as a challenger to the title "Revelation of 2010" by the International Association of Athletics Federations during its annual review of events on its webiste.
Rising Indian middle distance runner Tintu Luka shattered the 15-year-old women’s 800m national record as she clocked 1:59.17 to finish a creditable fifth in the VTB Bank Continental Cup in Split, Croatia.
Middle distance runner and a prodigy of the legendary P T Usha, Tintu Luka has got just the kind of build-up she wanted for the CWG as she is taking part in the top flight VTB Continental Cup in Split, Croatia early next month.