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Manjit Singh wins GOLD for India in 800m, let’s take a moment to appreciate him

Our Indian athletes are inspiring us in many ways. The recent to hit the headlines is Manjit Singh. Let’ take a moment to congratulate him for the hard work he has put for the game. Much to his efforts, he bagged the gold medal for India in the 800m final at Asian Games 2018, being held at Jakarta, Indonesia.

Manjit Singh was fantastic right from the blow of the whistle and he ran like a speeding bullet till the end of the finishing line. He lit the track with his blistering pace as he clocked 1:46.15 while Johnson followed next on the list as he clocked 1:46.35 to make it an unforgettable double for India.

Manjit Singh wins gold for India at Asian Games (Credits: Twitter)

To sum up India’s performance at the ongoing Asian Games, the athletes have proved that they are worth the weight in gold time and time again. Overall, India have won nine gold medals in which three are from athletics. Athletics have given the country seven silver medals.

It has been so far so good for India. They have won 47 medals in total- 9 gold, 17 silver and 21 bronze.

Written by Chaithanya G

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.

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