PU Chitra bags a bronze in women's 1500m in Asian Games

WION Web Team
Jakarta, Indonesia Published: Aug 30, 2018, 06:48 PM(IST)

A file photo of PU Chitra. Photograph:( AFP )

India's Asian champion PU Chitra won a bronze in the women's 1500m race in the Asian Games here today. 

Chitra entered into the race as Asian leader this season but had to settle for a bronze with a timing of 4 minute and 12.56 seconds.

Bahrain claimed 1-2 through Kalkidan Befkadu (4:07.88) and Tigist Belay (4:09.12).

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Chitra had won gold in the 2017 Asian Championships in a timing of 4:17.92. 

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