MR Poovamma Claims Silver At Asian Athletics Championships

A day after Inderjeet Singh bagged the gold medal on Day One of the Asian Athletics Championships, MR Poovamma got India its second medal – a silver – in the 400m run in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

MR Poovamma

MR Poovamma came second in the 400m race at the Asian Athletics Championships in Wuhan

Narrow Miss of 2016 Rio Qualification Berth For MR Poovamma

MR Poovamma clocked 53.07 seconds in her podium-standing effort. However, she narrowly missed the qualification for 2016 Rio Olympics by 1.07 seconds. This is India’s second medal in the event. Given the way Indian athletes are brimming with confidence, more medals are expected in the remaining days of the Asian Athletics Championships.

We, at Sports Rediscovered, convey our best to the athletes participating in the Asian Athletics Championships to get more laurels the country’s way.

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