One Event, 2 Medals: India Bag Silver & Bronze In Asian Games Men’s 10,000m
New Delhi: The gold medal eluded them, but India achieved another double-podium finish at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Saturday.
Kartik Kumar and Gulveer Singh finished second and third, respectively, to clinch silver and bronze medals in the men’s 10,000m event.
Kartik finished the gruelling race in 28 minutes 15.38 seconds while Gulveer clocked 28:17.21 – personal best timings for both long-distance runners. Bahrain’s Balew Birhanu (28:13.62) beat the Indians to gold.
A day earlier, Indians won gold and silver in women’s 10m air pistol courtesy the brilliance of Palak Gulia and Esha Singh.