Asiad 2018: Dutee Chand wins silver in 200m race

Jakarta: India’s Dutee Chand grabbed the silver medal in the women’s 200 metres race at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Dutee clocked 23.20 seconds to finish behind Bahrain’s Edidiong Odiong, who claimed the gold medal in 22.96 seconds. Wei Yongli won the bronze medal with a timing of 23.27 seconds.

This is the second medal for Dutee at the Asian Games this season as she had clinched silver medal in the women’s 100 metre final here on Sunday.

Dutee had clocked 11.32 seconds to earn the silver. The gold medal went to Edidiong Odiong of Bahrain, who clocked the time of 11.30s while China’s Yongli Wei took the bronze, clocking 11.33s.

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