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Indian Athletes Shines in 2017 Asian Athletics Championships.


22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships is scheduled from 6th to 9th July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar, India. 800 athletes from 45 nations are participating in 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. This 2017 Asian Athletics Championship is like a gold mine for Indian athletes, all Indian athletes qualify for the final round.

Olly the Mascot:

On 8 May 2017, Olive Ridley sea turtle was chosen as the Mascot for the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. The Olive Ridley sea turtle is an endangered turtle species that travel to Odisha beaches for its nesting.Mascot and logo 2017 Asian Athletics Championships _Quriousbox

India Performance in 2017 Asian Athletics Championships:

Performance by Indian athletes in 2017 Asian Athletics Championships is at best. Till the second day the host country won 6 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze medals and maintained the top position in 2017 Asian Athletics Championships.

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Medal Table in Asian Athletics Championships:

Indian athletes have the good record in Asian Athletics Championships and stand in the third position after China and Japan by winning 74 Gold, 96 Silver and 112 bronze medals.Medal_count_quriousbox


Winners in 2017 Asian Athletics Championships:

400 meters race:
Gold – Mohammad Anas, Silver – Arokia Rajiv

800 meters race:
Bronze – Jinson Johnson

1500 meters race:
Gold – Ajay Kumar.

5000 meters race:
Gold – Lakshmanan Govindan

10000 meters race:
Gold – Lakshmanan Govindan, Silver – Gopi Thonakal

400 meters hurdles race:
Bronze – Jabir M.P.

Shot put:
Silver – Tajindarpal Singh Toor

Discus throw:
Bronze – Vikas Gowda


100 meters race:
Bronze – Dutee Chand

400 meters race:
Gold – Nirmala Sheoran, Bronze – Jisna Mathew

1500 meters race:
Gold – PU Chitra

5000 Meters race:
Bronze – Sanjivani Jadhav

Long jump:
Silver – Nellickal V Neena, Bronze – Nayana James.

Shot put:
Gold – Manpreet Kaur.

Javelin throw:
Bronze – Annu Rani.


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