U-20 World Athletics Championships: Indian mixed 4x400m relay team settle for bronze – Watch Video: The Indian mixed 4x400m relay team on Wednesday won a bronze to clinch the country’s fifth medal in the history of U-20 World Athletics Championships here.
The Indian quartet of Bharat S, Priya Mohan, Summy and Kapil clocked 3:20.60 seconds to finish third in the final.
U-20 Athletics World Championship: Indian mixed 4x400m relay team wins bronze medal
Nigeria and Poland won the gold and silver medals with timings of 3:19.70s and 3:19.80s respectively.
The first champions of #WorldAthleticsU20 are crowned! 👑
After setting a championship record in the heats this morning, Nigeria’s Mixed 4x400m Relay smashes it again and takes the title in 3:19.70!
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India had entered the final as the second best team overall with a championship record timing of 3:23.36s in the heat races held in the morning.
The record was, however, short-lived as the athletes from Nigeria improved it by finishing their race in heat 2 with a timing of 3:21.66s.