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Asian U-20 Athletics C’ships: India win two golds on final day to finish third

Updated on: 08 June,2023 08:16 AM IST  |  Yecheon (South Korea)
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Sandila ran her personal best time of 4:24.23 seconds to clinch gold on the concluding day of competitions. She bettered her earlier personal best of 4:26.48s by more than two seconds to bag India’s fifth gold of the championship

Asian U-20 Athletics C’ships: India win two golds on final day to finish third

Laxita Sandila. Pic/AFI


The Indian women’s 4x400m relay team and 1500m runner Laxita Vinod Sandila won a gold medal each to help the country end at third spot at the Asian U-20 Athletics Championships here on  Wednesday.


Sandila ran her personal best time of 4:24.23 seconds to clinch gold on the concluding day of competitions. She bettered her earlier personal best of 4:26.48s by more than two seconds to bag India’s fifth gold of the championship.


Later in the day, the dependable quarter-miler Rezoana Mallick Heena anchored the longer relay (4x400m) team to gold, clocking 3:40.49s. Kazakhstan won silver with a time of 3:46.19 seconds, while Korea (3:47.46s) took the bronze.


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