India won 12 medals to finish 5th at 16th Asian Junior Athletics Championship

India won 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 5 Bronze medals at 16th Asian Junior Athletics Championship.

Created On: Jun 17, 2014 19:05 ISTModified On: Jun 18, 2014 11:40 IST

India won 12 medals overall to finish 5th in final medal tally at the 16th Asian Junior Athletics Championship held in Taipei City, China from 12 June to 15 June 2014.

India’s medal tally of 12 medals included 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 5 Bronze.

China topped the list with 24 medals comprising of 12 Gold, 10 Silver and 2 Bronze. Japan won 21 medals (11 Gold, 5 Silver and 5 Bronze) to finish second. Qatar was in the third place with total of 10 medals (6 Gold, 2 Silver and Bronze). With 15 medals (4 Gold, 3 Silver and 8 Bronze) Taipei City was placed fourth overall.      

Medals won by Indians
200 Meters Women: Dutee Chand – Gold
4 x 400M Relay Women: Jisha V V, Jessy Joseph, Vijaya kumara and Dutee Chand – Gold
10000 Meters Men:  Sharwan Kharb – Silver
Heptathlon Women:   Swapana Barman – Silver
100M Hurdles Women:   Meghana Shetty – Silver
Discus Throw Women:   Navjeet Kaur Dhillon – Silver
800 Meters Women:  Jessy Joseph – Silver, Archana Adhav – Bronze
3000 Meters Women:   Sanjivini Jadhav – Bronze
5000 Meters Men:   Sharwan Kharb – Bronze
Shot Put Women:    Navjeet Kaur Dhillon – Bronze
Shot Put Men:   Shakti Solanki – Bronze

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