Asian Athletics Championships: India end Day 3 on top of medal tally with 7 golds, 4 silver and 9 bronze
India's Sudha Singh winning a gold in the women's 3000m steeplechase event was the highlight of the day which saw Indian athletes win four other medals to stay on top of the medal tally on the third and penultimate day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Saturday.
Bhubaneshwar: Sudha Singh's gold in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase event was the highlight of the day which saw India's athletes win four other medals to stay on top of the medals tally on the third and penultimate day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Saturday.
Anu Raghavan won a silver in women's 400 metres hurdles while woman triple jumper NV Sheena, men's 400 metres hurdler Jabir MP and the women's 4x100 metres relay team grabbed a bronze to push India's medal tally to 20.
Here are the standings after the third day of competition:
India registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Argentina on Sunday in Buenos Aires in the second match of the FIH Pro League. The Manpreet Singh-led side had also won the first match in a penalty shoot-out on Saturday.
This comes after 10 members of the men's contingent in Patiala, including national head coach CA Kuttappa, were found positive in tests conducted a few days ago.
The new dates of the men's ACT have been confirmed with the Bangladesh Hockey Federation and are also approved by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the AHF said.