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Kerala's Jinson Johnson claims 1500m gold at Asian Games

Meanwhile, Manjit, who had stunned one and all with his 800m gold, took the fourth position with a timing of 3:46.57sec.

Published: 30th August 2018 06:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th August 2018 06:51 PM   |  A+A-

India's Jinson Johnson reacts after winning the men's 1500m final during the athletics competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

JAKARTA: India's Jinson Johnson claimed a gold medal in the Asian Games men's 1500m event, in which 800m champion Manjit Singh finished fourth here today.

Johnson clocked 3:44.72sec to claim the top honours ahead of Iran's Amir Moradi, who turned in a timing of 3:45.62sec, his season's best effort.

Johnson earlier won a silver in the 800m event. Ending with a bronze was Bahrain's Mohammed Tiouali (3:45.88sec).

Manjit, who had stunned one and all with his 800m gold, took the fourth position with a timing of 3:46.57sec.



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