Commonwealth Games 2018: Women's 400m Round 1, Poovamma Rau, Hima Das lead the way for India, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 09, 2018 06:41 IST

The Indians are all set to get their event underway.


06:41 (IST)9 APR 2018

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06:41 (IST)9 APR 2018

Correction: The Semifinals will be tomorrow, 10th of April with the final taking place on the 11th

06:37 (IST)9 APR 2018

Hima Das will be in the Semifinals later on in the day

06:37 (IST)9 APR 2018

Poovamma fails to qualify unfortunately

06:30 (IST)9 APR 2018

She finishes 3rd and secures automatic qualification!

06:30 (IST)9 APR 2018

Hima Das is in second going into the final turn. 

06:29 (IST)9 APR 2018


06:27 (IST)9 APR 2018

Hima's heat will start shortly. The athletes are being introduced to the audience. Hima is in lane 6. 

06:11 (IST)9 APR 2018

Hima will be in Heat 5 

06:06 (IST)9 APR 2018

There is a chance for Poonamma to qualify. 4 best athletes from each heats will qualify for the second round. All the athletes who bowed out will be rounded up and 4 with the best time out of those will be selected for the second round as well. 

06:03 (IST)9 APR 2018

Das' Heat will start shortly

06:03 (IST)9 APR 2018

Poonamma finishes 5th. Just missing out on qualification 

06:01 (IST)9 APR 2018


06:00 (IST)9 APR 2018

The athletes are being introduced to the crowd. The race will start shortly

05:59 (IST)9 APR 2018

Poonamma Machettira is in Heat 1

05:58 (IST)9 APR 2018

Women's 400m is about to get underway

05:28 (IST)9 APR 2018

Day 5 of the Commonwealth Games is about to get underway. The fourth day of the Commonwealth Games was a good one for India with Punam Yadav winning a gold in Weightlifting & Mery Kom securing at least a Bronze for herself in Boxing. Vikas Thakur also won Bronze in weightlifting. Indian women's team also beat an in-form England side in women's hockey 2-1, coming back from a goal down. 

The Women's 10m Air Pistol participants, India's Manu Bhaker & Heena Sidhu bagged a Gold medal and Silver medal respectively. Indian women's team won Gold in Table Tennis as well. 

Indian women begin their quest for Gold in track events on Day 5 as Poonamma Machettira and Hima Das take part in 400m round 1 heats. Das will be making her Commonwealth debut whereas Poonamma will be heading to the track for her second successive Commonwealth Games. 
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