Indian athletes win six medals in Kazakhstan

ALMATY (Kazakhstan): Indian track and field athletes won six medals, including three gold medals, on the first day of the Meeting in memory of Qasanov on Saturday.

Mohammed Afsal he won the men's 800m gold in a good time of one minute 49.12 seconds, losing the best of his 1: 49.01 season he had registered in February during Patiala's stage Grand Prix of India .

Gagandeep Singh added another gold in the men's discus throw with a best effort of 52.39m, which is a mediocre result for any standard. Senthil Kumar Mithravarun took the silver with a 49.54 m pitch in a competition below the standard.

Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, who had won a bronze at the Commonwealth Games 2018, won the third gold for India with another effort below the pair of 54.80 m.

India then took a silver and bronze in the women's hammer throw Jyoti Jakhar Ran (58.69m) and Anita (55.38m) respectively.