22nd Asian Athletics C'ship: India's Muhammed Anas grabs gold

| Updated: Jul 08, 2017 04:46 IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], July 07 (ANI): India's Muhammed Anas won a Gold and Rajiv Arokia took a Silver in Men's 400m event at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship here. "I am very happy, this medal win will further motivate us," Anas said, after achieving the feat. Indian sprinter Dutee Chand won Bronze medal in 100m Women's finals, while Nirmala Sheoran won gold in women's 400m. Tejinder Pal won Silver in shot put category. India's Ajay Kumar Saroj won gold in Men's 1500m event, while P.U. Chitra won gold in women's 1500m event. Unfortunately, Indian sprinter Amiya Mallick got disqualified from the 100m men's semi-final for a false start. The Asian Championships winner gets automatic berth for the World Championships to be held in 22nd Asian Athletics Championship next month. (ANI)