Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletics Men's 1500m Round 1, Jinson Johnson carries India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 13, 2018 07:28 IST

The action commences at 7:16 am at the Carrara Stadium Track.


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Results from 1500m Race Heat 2

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With this finish, the 27-year-old Indian has qualified for the final of the 1500m race!

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While he fell behind for a while, a late surge from Jinson helped him finish second in Heat 2, with a timing of 3:47.04 mins

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A brillinat run by Jinson here!

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The man from Kerala has now fallen behind!

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However, this is a long race, and we need to wait and watch, if he can retain the lead!

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This is incredible!

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The Hyderabad-based Army man has had d difficult journey to Australia so far, but will be looking to put in a good run today.

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Jinson Johnson is all set for his 1500m race.

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Good morning, and welcome to our live coverage of the Athetics events from the Commonwealth Games.

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Athletics Men's 1500m Round 1.

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As the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games head into their final stages, there is still a lot of action to come.

Next up is the Athletics Men's 1500m Round 1.

India will be represented by Jinson Johnson in this event. He will be running in Heat 2.

Medals won on Day 8: Day 8 was a good one for India in Wrestling with Rahul Aware bringing home a Gold medal in Wrestling in the Men's Freestyle 57 kg category. Babita Kumari losing out to Diana Weicker in the Gold medal match in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 53 kg category and having to settle for a Silver medal. Kiran also winning a Bronze medal for India in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 76 kg. Sushil Kumar "the superman" winning a gold in Wrestling Men's Freestyle 74 kg category.

In Shooting, Tejaswini Sawant won a Silver medal for India in the Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals. There was a lot of progress in Badminton and Table Tennis as well. Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, and H.S. Prannoy all advanced to the latter rounds of Singles category.

However, there was disappointment in Hockey, as the Indian Women's team lost 1-0 to Australia in the Semifinals. They will now face the loser of the other semifinal on a later date to confirm a bronze medal.

India will be looking to finish the tournament on a high as a lot of medals will be decided in the next three days, starting on Day 9.
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