Thursday, November 25, 2010

Asiad: Ashwini, Joseph win 400m hurdles gold

Guangzhou: India's Ashwini Chidananda won a surprise gold in the women's 400 metres hurdles while her compatriot Juana Murmu missed the bronze by a whisker at the Asian Games here on Thursday.
In the men's event Joseph Abraham won India's second gold of the day in 400m hurdles.
With a personal best timing of 56.15 seconds, Ashwini clinched the third gold medal for India from the track and field event of the Asian Games at the Aoti Main Stadium.
Asiad: Ashwini, Joseph win 400m hurdles gold
The silver went to China's Wang Xing with a timing of 56.76 secs and Japan's Satomi Kubokokura got the bronze with a timing of 56.83 secs.
Jauna was fourth in 56.88 secs.

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