India’s ace athlete Tintu Luka wins gold in China


India’s ace athlete Tintu Luka secured her first ever individual international gold medal by winning the women’s 800-metre finals as India secured third position on the last day of the 21st Asian Athletics Championships in Wuhan, China.

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The national record holder Luka left behind China’s Zhao Jing and Sri Lanka’s Nimali Klarachchige to bag the top position by clocking 2:01.53.

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Although Luka clocked her season’s best timing at Wuhan Sports Center, sadly she didn’t make it to the Rio Olympics qualification.

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While China topped the medal tally with 15 gold followed by Qatar with seven, India finished third with a medal haul of four gold, five silver and four bronze in the championships.

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