Asian Youth Games 2009
Aisan Youth Games
The Indian athletes continued the impressive run at the Asian Youth Games in Singapore, winning three medals on Thursday making the total number of medals to six.
According to information received from Singapore, Rohit Kumar won the gold in the javelin throw event with 74.60 metres. By doing so he has broken his own national record of 71.52 metres which he had set at the junior nationals in Mysore in 2008.
Cheng Chao-Tsun (71.97 metres) and Pakistan's Raheem Khan (60.73 metres) won the silver and bronze medal respectively.
In boys 400 metres hurdles, India's Selwyn Jebaraj's finished second to bag the silver with a timing of 54.41 seconds. China's Chen Dong (53.19 secs) won the gold while Kuwait's Karam Yousef (54.80 secs) settled for the bronze.
In the girls' 400 metres hurdles, Sushma Mekala clinched bronze in 1:03.44 seconds to win the third medal of the day for India.