Rezoana wins Asian under-18 400m in document time 

India’s Rezona Mallick Heena who gained the women 400m gold on the Asian under-18 athletics championship in Tashkent on Friday.
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Rezoana Mallick Heena broke the eight-year-old meet document of Bahrain’s former World champion Salwa Eid Nasser as she gained the women 400m gold on the fifth Asian under-18 athletics championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on Friday.

The 16-year-old from Nadia in West Bengal, who’s coached by Arjun Ajay in Bengaluru, clocked 52.98s (Salwa’s outdated meet document 53.02s) which made her the world’s quickest under-18 quartermiler this 12 months and the quickest Indian girl this season. Rezoana’s sterling dash additionally bettered former Asian silver medallist Jisna Mathew’s under-18 nationwide document (53.14s, 2015).

In the meantime, Tamil Nadu’s Abinaya Rajarajan clocked a private greatest 11.82s whereas grabbing the women 100m silver in 11.82s. Bahrain’s Lalya Kamal took the gold in 11.77s.

Within the boys part, India gained bronze medals by way of dash hurdler Sandeep Vinodkumar Gond (13.80s) and Babendra Singh (10,000m race stroll, 43.16.95s).

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