Asian Games: Women's 4x400m relay team wins gold for the fifth time on the trot

Jakarta, Indonesia Published: Aug 30, 2018, 07:22 PM(IST)

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India's 4x400m women's relay team on Thursday clinched its fifth consecutive gold medal in the Asian Games here to maintain a remarkable domination in this event in the continental showpiece.

The Indian women's quartet of Hima Das, M R Poovamma, Saritaben Gayakwad and Vismaya Velluva Koroth ran 3 minute and 28.72 seconds to claim the gold.

Bahrain (3:30.61) and Vietnam (3:33.23) took the silver and bronze respectively.

India has been winning the gold in this event since 2002 Asian Games. 

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