Asian Games athletics: India’s Ashwini wins 400m hurdles goldBy IANS
Thursday, November 25, 2010
GUANGZHOU - India’s Ashwini Chidananda won a surprise gold in the women’s 400 metres hurdles while her compatriot Juana Murmu missed the bronze by a whisker at the Asian Games here Thursday.
With a personal best timing of 56.15 seconds, Ashwini clinched the third gold medal for India from the track and field event of the Asian Games at the Aoti Main Stadium.
The silver went to China’s Wang Xing with a timing of 56.76 secs and Japan’s Satomi Kubokokura got the bronze with a timing of 56.83 secs.
Jauna was fourth in 56.88 secs.