Jakarta: India’ long distance runner Sudha Singh clinched a silver in women’s 3000m steeplechase event in the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta on Monday.
Sudha clocked 9 minute 40.03 seconds to win her second Asian Games medal.
Winfred Yavi of Bahrain took the gold in 9:36.52 while Thi Oanh Nguyen of Vietnam bagged the bronze in 9:43.83.
The 32-year-old Sudha had won a gold medal in Asian Games 2010 edition when women’s 3000m steeplechase was first introduced.
Sudha has a personal best of 9:26.55 while her season’s best is 9:39.59 which she came up with during the National Inter-State Championships in June.