Bhubaneshwar, Jul 09: Neeraj Chopra’s meet record and Govindan Lakshamanan’s second gold of the Championship were the major highlights of the fourth and final day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships, here at the Kalinga Stadium on Sunday.
India added nine more medals (including five gold, one silver and three bronze) to their third day’s tally of 20 medals. Swapna Barman won the gold medal in Heptathlon, while the men’s 4 X 400m quartet of Kunju Muhammed, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Anas, Arokia Rajiv and women’s quartet 4 X 400m of Debashree Mazumdar, M R Poovamma, Jisna Mathew, Nirmla Sheoran reaffirmed India’s supremacy at the continental level.
Gopi Thonakal won India’s lone silver in men’s 10000m, while Purnima Hembram (Heptathlon), Davinder Singh Kang (men’s Javelin Throw) and Jinson Johnson (men’s 800m) added bronze medals to India’s overall tally.
India topped the medals tally of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships with 29 medals (including 10 golds).
Overall Medals Tally
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Results – Day 4
|Event 17||Heptathlon||Swapna Barman (IND)||Meg Hemphill (JPN)||Purnima Hembram (IND)|
|Event 28||Women’s 200m||Viktoriya Zyabkina (Kazakhstan)||Rumeshika Kumari Rathnayake (Sri Lanka)||Olga Safronova (Kazakhstan)|
|Event 8||Men’s 200m||Yang Chun-Han (TPE)||Park Bonggo (KOR)||Femi Seun Onugode (QAT)|
|Event 11||Men’s 800m||Ebrahim R Alzofairi (KUW)||Mohammed Nasser Abbas (QAT)||Jinson Johnson (IND)|
|Event 30||Women’s Pole Vault||Chen Qiaoling (CHN)||Li Ling (CHN)||Chayanisa Chomchuendee (THA)|
|Event 34||Women’s 800m||Nimali Wirawasha (Sri Lanka)||Gayanthika Thushari (Sri Lanka)||Fumika Omori (JPN)|
|Event 10||Men’s 10000m||G Lakshamanan (IND)||Gopi Thonakal (IND)||Adilet Kyshtakbekov (KYR)|
|Event 27||Women’s 10000m||Daria Maslova (KYR)||Yuka Hori (JPN)||Mizuki Matsuda (JPN)|
|Event 18||Men’s Javelin Throw||Neeraj Chopra (IND)||Ahmed Ahmed B A (QAT)||Davinder Singh Kang (IND)|
|Event||Women’s Discus Throw||Chen Yang (CHN)||Subenrat Insaeng (THA)||Lu Xiaoxing (CHN)|
|Event 39||Women’s 4X400m||India||Vietnam||Japan|
|Event 19||Men’s 4X400m||India||Sri Lanka||Thailand|