Women's 4x400m relay team wins gold for fifth time

Women's 4x400m relay team wins gold for fifth time

India's 4x400m women relay team on Thursday clinched its fifth consecutive gold medal in the Asian Games here to maintain a remarkable domination in this event in the continental showpiece.

The Indian women's quartet of Hima Das, M R Poovamma, Saritaben Gayakwad and Vismaya Velluva Koroth ran 3 minutes and 28.72 seconds to claim the gold.

Bahrain (3:30.61) and Vietnam (3:33.23) took the silver and bronze respectively.

India has been winning the gold in this event since 2002 Asian Games.