India’s Rupal Choudhary has won a bronze in women’s 400m at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Cali, Colombia. Rupal took the third spot with a personal best timing of 51.85s on Thursday.
This was her second medal of the ongoing championships having earlier played a vital role in winning India a silver in the 4X400 mixed relay team event as well. They took the second spot by setting a new Asian record with a timing of 3 minutes and 17.76 seconds.
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Rupal Chaudhary with a PB time of 51.85s gets #India a bronze medal in Women’s 400m
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The gold medal of the 400m went to Yemi Mary John of Great Britain who finished with a personal best timing of 51.50s. Damaris Mutunga of Kenya won the silver with a timing of 51.71s.
With one silver and a bronze, India are currently joint-17th in the medal table alongside Eritrea. USA is sitting at the top of the standings with five gold, two silver and three bronze followed by Kenya (three gold, one silver and two bronze) at the second spot with South Africa (two gold, two bronze) completing the top-three.