India grab three gold in Amman

Updated: 31 July 2007 13:08 IST

India grabbed three golds on the concluding day to finish second overall at the 17th Asian Athletics championship in Amman, Jordan, on Monday.

New Delhi:

India grabbed three golds on the concluding day to finish second overall at the 17th Asian Athletics championship in Amman, Jordan, on Monday.

Renjith Maheshwary won the men's triple jump event with a distance of 17.19 metres while Sinimol Paulose clinched the women's 1500m gold with a timing of 4 minute and 25.67 seconds.

The women's relay team then came in front in 3m:33.39s to give India a final tally of five gold, silver and bronze each.

Topics : Athletics India
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