Poovamma clocked 52.36secs in the final behind pre-race favourite Oluwakemi Adekoya (51.59secs) of Bahrain and Vietnam's Thi Lan Quach (52.06secs) at the Incheon Main Stadium here. (Wrestler Yogeshwar Wins Historic Gold)
24-year-old Poovamma, who was the second fastest off the block in the final, could not touch her personal and season's best of 51.73secs which she clocked at the National Inter-State Championships in Lucknow in June. (Also Read: Kushbir Kaur Wins Silver in 20km Walk | Manju Bala Wins Hammer Throw Bronze)
Thi Lan, the second worst off the block, overtook Poovamma to take the second place behind the Nigerian-born Bahrain runner, who is also the Asian season leader.
Earlier in the day, Khushbir Kaur won a silver in women's 20km race walk event. She became the first Indian woman to have won a medal in race walking in the Asian Games. on Saturday, Lalita Babar won a bronze in women's 3000m steeplechase.