Updated May 20th, 2024 at 17:47 IST

Indian mixed 4x400m relay team sets national record while winning gold in Asian Relays

Monday's timing will put India in the 21st place in the Road to Paris list of World Athletics while the aim was to be either in the 15th or 16th spot. India, thus, is in a difficult position to make the Paris cut.

Indian relay team | Image:AP
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Bangkok, May 20 (PTI) India's mixed 4x400 relay team set a national record while winning the gold medal at the inaugural edition of Asian Relay Championships here on Monday, but missed the target of entering the Paris Olympics qualification bracket.

The quartet of Muhammed Ajmal, Jyothika Sri Dandi, Amoj Jacob and Subha Venkatesan clocked 3 minutes 14.12 seconds to win the race. The earlier national record was 3:14.34 clocked by the Indian team while winning silver medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games last year.

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Monday's timing will put India in the 21st place in the Road to Paris list of World Athletics while the aim was to be either in the 15th or 16th spot. India, thus, is in a difficult position to make the Paris cut. 

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Published May 20th, 2024 at 17:47 IST