India’s 28-year-old sprinter Manjit Singh won the gold medal in the men’s 800m event at the 2018 Asian Games, securing the ninth gold for the country.
Another Indian sprinter Jinson Johnson, who is ranked first in Asia, won the silver at the event. Meanwhile, Dutee Chand secured herself a place in the women’s 200m finals, while Hima Das was disqualified.
Source- Asian Games
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- The Host cities for Asian Games 2018 are Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.
- Bhin Bhin, Kaka, and Atung are the mascots of the 2018 Asian Games.