Indian women’s 4x400m relay team wins gold for 5th time on trot

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JAKARTA: India’s 4x400m women’s relay team today clinched its fifth consecutive gold medal in the Asian Games here to maintain a remarkable domination in this event in the continental showpiece.
The Indian women’s quartet of Hima Das, M R Poovamma, Saritaben Gayakwad and Vismaya Velluva Koroth ran 3 minute and 28.72 seconds to claim the gold.
Bahrain (3:30.61) and Vietnam (3:33.23) took the silver and bronze respectively.
India has been winning the gold in this event since 2002 Asian Games.