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Asian Games 2018: Athletics Day 12 Live Score - Jinson Johnson takes 1500m GOLD; India win Women's 4x400m Gold, take Men's 4x400m Silver

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 30, 2018 19:30 IST

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India were in contention for a medal in seven events in athletics on day 12. After starting with a Bronze medal in both Discus Throw and Women's 1500m, Jinson Johnson took GOLD in the Men's 1500m, which was followed by the Indian women claiming GOLD in the 4x400m relay and the men ended the day with SILVER in the 4x400m.

What a day for India in Athletics once again. Join us again tomorrow for all the latest updates.

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India end their night with a Silver in Athletics. What an end for India, who extend their impressive run so far in Athletics.

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Here are the final standings.

Final standings from the Men's 4x400m relay

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Qatar set a new Asian Record but an excellent run from India gives them SILVER.

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And it is all over, QATAR take GOLD. India walk away with SILVER and Japan take Bronze.

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Qatar are running away with the GOLD but India are in contention for at least silver going into the final leg.

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So far so good for Qatar and they have already built a massive lead. And at the end of the second changeover, India are second.

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At the end of the first lap, Qatar's Samba leads the way, Sri Lanka are second, India and Japan are tussling for third spot.

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And we are off.

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And we are about to go get underway in the Men's 4x400m relay. Samba goes first for Qatar, Puthanpurakkal will go first for India and Julian Walsh will be first for Japan and Bahrain's Musa Isah will go first for them. Those four are the contenders for the three medals.

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This will be the Indian quartet in the Men's 4x400m relay

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All the athletes are just getting ready for the final event of the day. The grand finale is about to get underway.

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Next up is the men's 4x400m relay. Can they follow up what the women did? Or at least pick up another medal?

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The move to start with Hima Das paid off for India as the lead that was given her was what helped India towards the end. And with that India win their seventh GOLD in Athletics of the Asian Games 2018.

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ANOTHER GOLD FOR INDIA IN ATHLETICS. This has been simply sensational so far.

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Final Standings in the Women's 4x400m Relay

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India hang on. INDIA TAKE GOLD in the WOMEN'S 4x400m relay.

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India still in the lead after two laps. Can they hang on?

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And we are off, unsurprisingly India take the lead after the first 400m. She successfully passes the baton.

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And we are underway in the 4x400m relay and it will be Hima Das, India's best runner who will start.

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No medal for India in the 5000m but they will be looking to add to their tally in the Women's 4x400m relay, which is the penultimate event of the day on the track.

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Here are the final standings.

Final standings in the Men's 5000m

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Iran take fourth spot and after a late burst to the finish Yaser Bagharab of Qatar finishes fifth while India's L Govindan takes sixth.

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It is one two for Bahrain. Birhanu Balew, who has been the fastest man in the world, takes GOLD, Albert Rop takes SILVER and Saudi Arabia's Tariq Ahmed Alamri takes BRONZE.

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Almost instantly the Bahrain duo have lost the Saudi Arabian. Now it is Bahrain for GOLD and SILVER. But who will get gold?

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Saudi Arabia's Alamry is still keeping pace with the top two.

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The two Bahrain runners continue to pull away at the top and they leave another one behind. Now the lead pack is just three.

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The leading pack of four have upped the ante and are pulling away from the pack.

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With four laps left in this race, India are looking unlikely to get a medal as Govindan slips to sixth.

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The field is spread wide open and L Govindan has fallen away from the leading pack of six, which now becomes four with five laps to go.

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Now we are into the second half of the race. Six laps to go now and the two runners from Bahrain are still leading the way.

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Govindan is a part of the leading pack of six athletes, which is led by the two Bahraini runners.

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With nine laps left to go, Bahrain are in first and second. India's L Govindan is in fifth place right now.

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First up is the Men's 5000m, which has just got underway.

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It has already been a great day so far for India in Athletics. There are three more events left.

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Don't go anywhere as live action is COMING UP SOON!

Men's 5000m is up next, where India's L Govindan will be in action.

Stay tuned!

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Overall, this was Gold No. 12 for India!

What a show this has been!

We may have suffered heartbreaks in kabaddi and badminton, but athletics has definitely helped to heal those wounds!!

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Did you know this was Gold No. 6 delivered by the Indian athletics contingent?

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Next up is the Men's 5000m.

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The plaudits are rightly pouring in for the Indian medal winners. What efforts in athletics from the contingent!

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Final standings in men's 1500m

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Final standings coming up!

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Manjit had to settle for the fourth place unfortunately with 3:46.57

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While Johnson took the gold with 3:44.72, the 800m champion Manjit Singh LOSES OUT ON A MEDAL!

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It was an excellent finish from Johnson. What a push in the home stretch! What determination!

After finishing second in 800m, he was eyeing the gold and he has got it!!!!

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Johnson wasn't to be denied this time!



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