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Asian Games 2018: Athletics, Day 10, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

Follow ALL the LIVE updates of India's events in Athletics at Asian Games here!
Updated: 28 August 2018 19:22 IST - Published: 28 August 2018 07:27 IST
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That brings us to the end of our live coverage, after we witnessed some exciting action.

Do join us tomorrow as we bring you live updates from Day 11 of the Asian Games.

Goodnight!
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That wraps up the action from track and field events for today.

India finish with a gold and two silver medals.

Manjit Singh was the talk of the town, given how he came back from behind to take the gold in an unexpected fashion!
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Final standings after the first ever mixed 4x400m relay
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That was seriously fun and very exciting! The mixed relay could be a fixed event in the future. Maybe even the Olympics could think about it.
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BAHRAIN GETS THE GOLD AND INDIA GETS THE SILVER!
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BAHRAIN IS WAY, WAY AHEAD!
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iNDIA IS CURRENTLY IN 2ND POSITION...DAS HAS TAKEN OVER!
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Anas is destroying the field 
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Each team can choose it their way
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Anas, who won the silver in men's 400m, will start off this race for India



there is no hard-and-fast rule as to how the order in this mixed-gender relay will be.
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NOW THE FINAL EVENT OF THE DAY IS HERE!

THE MIXED 4X400m event.....which is here for the first time!

India will be represented by Anas, Poovamma, Das and Arokia!
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That's our man with his gold medal!
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After the 200m, India's Sapna Barma loses the lead. While she is second now in the overall position, Hembram is still in third.

So the two Indians are still in medal position after the end of 4 out of 7 events.

Still 3 more events to go!
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Sapna Barman finished fourth in her heat in 200m
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Final standings coming up!
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India's PURNIMA HEMBRAM WINS THE 200m heat!
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The second heat is about to begin.
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Sapna Barman has suffered an injury to her chin, but that hasn't deterred her from giving her best.
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The Indians are not in the first heat, which just finished.

Wait for the second heat, where the two Indians will be in action.
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The 200m in heptathlon is about to begin soon

India's Sapna Barman leads at the end of 3 events....can she retain her lead after the 200m?

Let's find out.


There is also India's Purnima Hembram.
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First one is the 200m event in women's heptathlon and the next one is the mixed 4x400m relay.
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We have two more events involving Indians tonight!
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The best picture for Indians from the track and field so far today
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Women's javelin throw
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So, India gets no medal in women's javelin throw!
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Annu has to be content with only 53.93m, that she got in her third attempt!
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Much to the disappointment of Indian fans, Annu Rani has FOULED HER LAST THREE ATTEMPTS!
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Annu Rani has now dropped to the SIXTH POSITION!
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And once more, let's see how Annu Rani is doing in women's javelin throw
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The Indians finish FIFTH AND SEVENTH IN WOMEN'S 5000m
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She had been a former world indoor champion but had suffered a series of injuries. This was a golden comeback for the Bahraini athlete and she gets her first Asian Games gold!
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India does not get a medal in women's 5000m


but what a performance by Befkadu! Absolutely extraordinary!
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Now time for the final lap!

Can India sneak into the top 3?
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Bahrain's Befkadu is absolutely destroying the field in women's 5000m....nobody near her at all....around 800m distance between her and the rest of the field!
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And the women's 5000m is nearing its end.
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You can read about it in details here
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If you didn't know, there was a bit of drama regarding Annu Rani ahead of the Asian Games. She was initially dropped from the squad and was then reinstated.
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Annu Rani is way below even her bronze medal winning mark that had achieved in Incheon 4 years ago!

She had produced 59.53 meters then
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As that table shows, Annu Rani has a LOT OF HARD WORK TO DO!
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Current Standings in women's javelin throw
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Rani has produced 53.93m in her THIRD ATTEMPT, WHICH IS BETTER THAN HER FIRST TWO ATTEMPTS!
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Rani has done much better in her third attempt but SHE IS STILL IN THE FIFTH POSITION!
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Meanwhile let's see how Annu Rani is doing in women's javelin throw.
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The event has just begun and India's L Suriya and Sanjivani Jadhav are competing.
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They will run 12.5 laps of the track. So a long way to go for the finish.
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And now another event coming up for India -- women's 5000m
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Men's 800m final results