Asian Games: Sudha bags silver in women’s 3000m steeplechase

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Jakarta: India’ long distance runner Sudha Singh clinched a silver in women’s 3000m steeplechase event in the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta on Monday.

Sudha clocked 9 minute 40.03 seconds to win her second Asian Games medal.

Winfred Yavi of Bahrain took the gold in 9:36.52 while Thi Oanh Nguyen of Vietnam bagged the bronze in 9:43.83.

The 32-year-old Sudha had won a gold medal in Asian Games 2010 edition when women’s 3000m steeplechase was first introduced.

Sudha has a personal best of 9:26.55 while her season’s best is 9:39.59 which she came up with during the National Inter-State Championships in June.

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