Hima Das wins another medal at the Asian Games 2018


Assam’s golden girl Hima Das added another medal to her kitty at the ongoing Asian Games in Jakarta as team India secured a silver medal in 4X400m mixed relay event.

The Indian team comprising of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Poovamma Machettira, Hima Das and Rajiv Arokia finished the race with a time of 3:15.71.

This was the first ever mixed relay event introduced in an Asiad and will also be a discipline in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

India are likely to field the same team comprising Hima in the Olympics games too and this proved a good beginning to India’s run up to Tokyo 2020.

Bahrain won the gold medal by clocking 3:11.89 while Kazakhstan took home the bronze with a time of 3:19.52.

India has ended Day 10 with 50 medals – 9 gold, 19 silver and 22 bronze.



(Featured Image – BTA)

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