Tintu Luka(in front) was one of the members of the Indian women's really that won the gold    Getty Images

Tintu Luka(in front) was one of the members of the Indian women’s really that won the gold Getty Images

Incheon: Oct 2, 2014

India successfully defended their women’s 4X400 metres relay title by clinching the gold medal at the Asian Games on Thursday. Priyanka Panwar, Tintu Luka, Mandeep Kaur and M. Poovamma set a Games record with a timing of three minutes and 28.68 seconds at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

These Japanese team of Aoyama Seika, Matsumoto Nanako, Ichikawa Kana and Chiba Asami set a season’s best time of 3:30.8 to take home the silver while China’s Li Manyuan, Wang Huan, Chen Jingwen andCheng Chong clinched the bronze (3:32.02). Earlier the Indian men’s hockey team had won the gold after a penalty shootout.

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