Monday, June 24

India’s Relay Teams Shine at Asian Championships

India's 4x400m relay teams made a remarkable impact at the Asian Relay Championships, held in Pattaya, Thailand. Both secured silver medals.

India’s 4x400m relay teams made a remarkable impact at the Asian Relay Championships, held in Pattaya, Thailand. Both the men’s and women’s teams secured silver medals, showcasing their tenacity and potential on the continental stage.

Indian Men’s 4x400m Relay Team Performance

The Indian men’s team, comprising Muhammed Anas, Noah Nirmal Tom, Amoj Jacob, and Rajesh Ramesh, delivered an impressive performance. Despite fierce competition, they clocked a commendable time of 3:01.89, finishing just behind the gold medal-winning team from Japan. Their coordination and speed were evident as they pushed through the final stretch, narrowly missing the top spot.

Indian Women’s 4x400m Relay Team Effort

The women’s team, featuring Vismaya V.K., Jisna Mathew, Subha Venkatesan, and Revathi Veeramani, also put up a valiant effort. They completed the race in 3:29.42, securing the second position behind the powerhouse team from Bahrain. This performance highlights the growing strength of Indian women’s athletics on the Asian stage.

Significance for Indian Athletics

These performances are significant as they not only bring medals to India but also boost the morale of the athletes ahead of the upcoming international events. The relay teams’ success is a testament to the rigorous training and dedication of both the athletes and their coaches. It sets a positive precedent for the future, with the relay teams eyeing better performances in the World Championships and the Paris Olympics​.

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