Asian Indoor Games: Purnima Wins Gold in Pentathlon

India won its first athletics gold, through Purnima Hembram in women’s pentathlon, in the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. 

India also got two silvers, through Sanjivani Jadhav in women’s 3000m and Tejinder Singh Toor in men’s shot put, and a bronze through Kerala’s V. Neena in women’s long jump.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The fourth Asian Indoor Games were held in Incheon, South Korea.
  • Ashgabat is the capital of Turkmenistan.
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