Tintu Luka and co. clinch gold in 4x400m relay; India finish 6th in Asian Athletics

Besides, the gold from relay team comprising M R Poovamma, Tintu Luka, Anu Mariam Jose and Nirmala, India won a silver and a bronze in men's triple jump through Renjith Maheswary and Arpinder Singh. India also bagged a silver and bronze in women's 200m through Asha Roy and Dutee Chand respectively.

updated: July 07, 2013 21:16 IST
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Pune: India clinched a gold medal in women's 4X400m relay in a sensational race to finish sixth overall as the curtains were drawn on the 20th Asian Athletics Championships with China confirming their supreme status in the continent, here on Sunday.

The home team came up with a rich haul of eight medals --one gold, three silver and four bronze -- on the fifth and final day to give the houseful Shiv Chhatrapati Stadium crowd a lot to cheer.

India ended the Championships with two gold, six silver and nine bronze, a much improved performance than the last edition in 2011 in Kobe, Japan where they had finished seventh with one gold, three silver and eight bronze.

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