Girls Win Gold, Boys Win Silver At Asian U18 Athletics Championships
The Indian girls’ team won gold in the 400-medley relay, while the boys’ team won a silver medal at the Asian Youth Athletics Championships on Sunday.
On the fourth and final day of the Asian U18 Athletics Championships, India won one gold, five silver, six silver, and two bronze medals, with the girls’ team taking first place in the 400 medley relay.
The Indian boys’ team placed second, while the Indian girls’ team took home the gold in the medley relay.
At the Asian Youth Athletics Championships on Sunday, Bapi Hansda made history by becoming the first Indian to ever win silver in the men’s 400-meter hurdles competition.
Bapi had a timing of 51.38 seconds, comfortably his best. Additionally, his timing was faster than the 51.96-second old Championship Record.
Bapi’s timing in the championship game would have been sufficient to win gold in earlier tournament iterations.
Bapi has only competed in three races before and was racing in the 400-meter hurdles event for the fifth time overall.
Mallick, Rezoana Women’s 200-meter silver medalist Heena. She finished the race in 24.38 seconds. She got a 400-meter gold medal.
In the heptathlon, Mohur Mukherjee took home the silver medal, and Ritik came in second with a discus throw of 54.03 meters.
In the boys’ 2000-meter steeplechase, Sumit Rathi finished second in a time of 5 minutes, 58.69 seconds.
Anupriya earned bronze in the girls’ shot put with a throw of 16.37 meters, and Abhay Singh competed against Chinese sprinters to place third in the 200-meter final in third place with a time of 21.39 seconds.
List of India’s Medal Winners At Asian U18 Athletics Championships 2023
|1||Indian girls team||Gold||Medley relay|
|3||Rezoana Mallick||Gold||Girls 400m|
|4||Aman Kumar||Gold||Boys 3000m|
|6||Pooja||Gold||Girls high jump|
|7||Rezoana Mallick||Silver||Girls 200m|
|8||Anju Bala||Silver||Girls 3000m|
|9||Yogeshwar R||Silver||Boys 3000m|
|10||Rahul Sarnaliya||Silver||Boys 1500m|
|11||Arjun||Silver||Boys javelin throw|
|12||Abinaya Rajarajan||Silver||Girls 100m|
|13||Ryan, Abhay, Charan and Navpreet||Silver||Boys medley relay|
|14||Mohur Mukherjee||Silver||Girls heptathlon|
|15||Ritik||Silver||Boys discus throw|
|16||Sumit Rathi||Silver||Boys 2000m steeplechase|
|17||Bapi Hansda||Silver||Boys 400m hurdles|
|18||Narpat Singh||Bronze||Boys hammer throw|
|19||Arti||Bronze||Girls 5000m race walk|
|20||Babendra Singh||Bronze||Boys 10,000m race walk|
|21||Mubassina Mohammed||Bronze||Girls long jump|
|22||Abhay Singh||Bronze||Men’s 200m|
|23||Anupriya||Bronze||Girls shot put|
|24||Sandeep Vinodkumar Gond||Bronze||Boys 110m hurdles|