Asian Games: Neena Varakil wins silver in women's long jump

WION Web Team
Jakarta, Indonesia Published: Aug 27, 2018, 07:53 PM(IST)

A file photo of Neena Varakil. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

India's Neena Varakil on Monday won a silver in the women's long jump at the ongoing Asian Games.

Neena recorded a best attempt of 6.51m to finish second. Bui Thi Thu Thao of Vietnam registered her season's best attempt of 6.55m to win the gold.

The bronze medal went to China with Xu Xiaoling jumping 6.50m.

Nayana James, the other Indian in the fray, finished at a disappointing 10th in the 11-member field with an attempt of 6.14m

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