India’s Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson claimed the gold and silver medals respectively in the 800 metres race at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.
Our athletes continue to bring laurels for the country! Congratulations Manjit Singh for winning the Gold and Jinson Johnson for the Silver in the Men’s 800m events at the @asiangames2018. Your stupendous performance has made the entire country extremely proud #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 28, 2018
Amazing run guys, #TeamIndiaAthletics stars!!!!
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) August 28, 2018
#TeamIndia at the #AsianGames2018
In an amazing climax in #Athletics Men’s 800m Finals race, #ManjitSingh pulled out really smart tactics & a brave effort to win Gold No. 3 for #TeamIndia while #JinsonJhonson picked up the Silver No. 17. #WellDone boys 👏🥇🥈🇮🇳#IAmTeamIndia pic.twitter.com/zl68z26sIF
— Team India (@ioaindia) August 28, 2018
— PIB India (@PIB_India) August 28, 2018
Congratulations to #JinsonJohnson too for winning Silver medal in the same event.
— Maheish Girri (@MaheishGirri) August 28, 2018
Manjit finished first with a timing of one minute and 46.15 seconds. Jinson was 0.20 seconds behind his compatriot.