Asian Games: Lakshmanan Govindan wins bronze in men's 10,000m final

Source: ANI | Published on 28th August 2018, 8:42 AM | Sports News |

Jakarta: Indian sprinter Lakshmanan Govindan on Sunday bagged a bronze medal in Men's 10,000m Athletics event at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games. The 28-year-old finished third on the podium with a timing of 29:44:91.


The top two positions in the event were claimed by Bahraini athletes Hassan Chani (Gold) and Abraham Cheroben (Silver) with a clock timing of 28:35:54 and 29:00:29, respectively.


Earlier, Hima Das and Muhammed Anas clinched silver medal in their respective categories of 400m racing event.


In hockey, Indian men's team defeated Korea 5-3 in the group A match to advance further in the event.


In long jump, India's Sreeshankar finished sixth in Men's event with a mark of 7.95.


India's total medal tally at the prestigious tournament now stands at 34 with seven gold, nine silver and eighteen bronze. 

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