HANGCHO: India’s Vidya Ramraj into the final of the women’s 400m hurdles at the Asian Games with a national record performance. In Los Angeles Olympics in 1984 PT. Vidya came with the record of Usha. The time is 55.42. Usha finished fourth that day and narrowly missed out on an Olympic medal. Vidya finished first in the heats.
In the men’s 800 meters, Malayalee Mohammad Afzal also reached the final. Afzal also topped the heats. Indian players reached finals in men’s 400m hurdles and high jump.
India won bronze in men’s and women’s 3000m speed skating relay. Sanjana Atula, Karthika Jagadeesaran, Heeral Sadhu and Aarti Rajkasturi took part in the women’s relay. Aryan Pal Singh, Anand Kumar, Siddhant Kumble and Vikram Rajendra competed in the men’s category.
English Summary: Asian Games: Vithya Ramraj has equaled National Record mark (55.42s) of legend PT Usha in 400m Hurdles
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