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Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletics Men's 1500m Finals, India's Jinson Johnson fighting for medal, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 14, 2018 11:48 IST

India's Jinson Johnson finishes fifth with 3:37.86 (season's best and national record).

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11:48 (IST)14 APR 2018

And that's a wrap!

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the Commonwealth Games 2018.

11:45 (IST)14 APR 2018

India's Johnson could not win, but he surely made a good impression with that performance. To get the season's best and a national record in the final, is creditable!

And this was a 23-year-old national record that he broke! That itself says how good his effort was!

Future indeed looks bright for India in this discipline.

11:43 (IST)14 APR 2018

THE THREE MEDALLISTS - 

Elijah Motonei MANANGOI (KENYA) 3:34.78

Timothy CHERUIYOT (KENYA) 3:35.17

Jake WIGHTMAN (SCOTLAND) 3:35.97

11:41 (IST)14 APR 2018

Kenya's Elijah Motonei MANANGOI wins the GOLD with 3:34.78

11:39 (IST)14 APR 2018

With 3:37.86, he comes up with his season's best and also a national record!!!!

11:38 (IST)14 APR 2018

INDIA'S JINSON JOHNSON FINISHES IN FIFTH POSITION IN A FIELD OF 12

11:38 (IST)14 APR 2018

Johnson is falling behind now

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AND THE FINAL LAP BEGINS!!!!

11:37 (IST)14 APR 2018

Johnson can go much, much faster

11:37 (IST)14 APR 2018

The Kenyans are still in the lead

11:36 (IST)14 APR 2018

India is now in seventh position with 2 laps to go

11:36 (IST)14 APR 2018

But then, nothing can be ascertained right now...it's all down to steadying the pace and getting it all out in the final lap

11:35 (IST)14 APR 2018

The Indian is now in the middle of the pack as three Kenyans take the lead

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And we are off!

11:35 (IST)14 APR 2018

India's Jinson Johnson is in action

11:34 (IST)14 APR 2018

Currently, they are on the track and are being introduced to the crowd

11:33 (IST)14 APR 2018

Good morning! The athletes have arrived in the stadium

10:38 (IST)14 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to sportskeeda.com's live coverage of Men's 1500m Finals.

10:38 (IST)14 APR 2018

The penultimate day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gets underway with a lot of athletes playing in their Semifinals and Finals.
 
Next up is Jinson Johnson, who will represent India in the Men's 1500m Finals

 
The penultimate day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has been a great one with India bagging 5 gold medals already.
 
India had a tremendous start to the 10th day of the Commonwealth Games 2018 with MC Mary Kom bagging a gold medal in Boxing in the Women's 45-48kg category defeating Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland in the Final bout. Gaurav Solanki followed suit and won the Gold medal in his respective weight category. However, their compatriots Amit Phangal, Manish Kaushik had to settle for a Silver medal each in their weight categories.
 
Sumit also winning a gold medal for India in Wrestling in the Men's Freestyle 125 kg Nordic. Meanwhile, Sanjeev Rajput brought home another gold medal in Shooting by finishing at the pole position in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men's Finals. Sanjeev Rajput also made a Commonwealth Games Record with a final result of 454.5 points. Neeraj Chopra is latest to win a gold medal for India in the Men's Javelin Throw Final. 
 
With India already crossing their Gold medal tally of the 2014 Glasgow games, fans can certainly be excited heading into the final two days of the games. 
 

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