India’s Asian Games silver might turn into Gold

India’s Asian Games silver might turn into Gold

India'smixed relay team of Hima Das, Mohammad Anas, Arokia Rajiv and MR Poovamma islikely to get Asian Games gold in 4×400 mixed relay as Bahrain's Kemi Adekoyahas been banned for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The bancame after Adekoya failed a dope test.

The Indian team had won the silver in the 4×400 mixed relay event in Jakarta last year. Now India's silver is likely to be upgraded to gold as Adekoya was also part of the gold-winning Bahrain team.

Hima and Co. had finished the race with a time of 3:15.71, while Bahrain won the gold medal by clocking 3:11.89.

Itmay be mentioned here that Adekoya had also won the 400m hurdles gold at theAsian Games with India's Anu Raghavan finishing fourth. Raghavan is in line forthe bronze.

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