ASIAN GAMES 2018: MANJIT SINGH WINS GOLD IN 800M EVENT
MANJIT SINGH‘s extraordinary run in the last 50m of the 800m Men’s track event won him a Gold medal in the Asian games 2018.
He raced past Jinson Johnson- The indian athelete who was considered a clear favourite to win Gold.
Manjit singh clocked 1:46:15s.
Jinson Johnson wins silver by finishing the race in 1:46:35 s
He had broken Sriram Singh’s 42-year old national record a couple of months ago and was considered to win gold at the 800m event.
Indian atheletes by finising first and second had reproduced such result happened in asiad 67 years ago.(It was an Inaugral edition of ASIAN games held in NEW DELHI)