Asian Games 2018: Muhammed Anas wins men’s 400m silver

first_imgIndia’s Muhammed Anas bagged silver in men’s 400m on Sunday at the Asian Games 2018.Anas clocked 45.69 seconds to finish second behind Qatar’s Hassan Abdalelah, who won the gold medal.Bahrain’s Khmais Ali took home the bronze medal while India’s Arokia Rajiv came fourth.With the 400m silver, India have now won 33 medals including 7 gold, 9 silver and 17 bronze.SILVER for @muhammedanasyah!A superb run by our 23yr old #TOPSAthlete, #MuhammedAnas as he clinches ain the Mens 400m.What a run by you, Anas! You have done #India proud. #SAI #IndiaAtAsianGames #Athletics #ProudIndia @afiindia @iaaforg #AsianGames2018 #KheloIndia (@Media_SAI) August 26, 2018Anas had qualified for the finals of 400m after topping his heat, clocking 45.63 seconds, while Rajiv took 46.82 seconds to qualify from Heat 4.Earlier, India’s teen sensation Hima Das clinched the silver medal in the final of the 400m race.Naser Salwa of Bahrain broke her own Games Record that she had set in qualifying, to take gold with a time of 50.09 seconds.Hima continued her good show and herself broke the National Record again, after setting the National Record in the previous round, after clocking 50.79 seconds in the final. The previous National Record was set by Manjit Kaur (51.05 seconds) in Chennai in 2004.Another Indian in the fray, Nirmala Sheoran finished fourth with a time of 52.96.Elina Mikhina of Kazakhstan pipped Nirmala in the end and finished third.last_img read more