Simon wins silver in 1500m at Asian Junior Athletics meet

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Jakarta, Jun 14 (UNI) Women Long distance runner Rajam Simon won the silver medal in the 1500m event of the 13th Asian Junior Athletics Championship at the Madhya Stadium here today.

Simon clocked a timing of 4:29.18 secs to grab the silver.

However, the gold went to China's Fang Liu with a timing of 4:28.50 and Victoria Paludina of Kyrgyzstan secured the bronze with a timing of 4:31.45.

Yesterday, India's upcoming talent Savita Dhankar won the silver medal in the junior girls 3000m by clocking a timing of 9:39.83s.

The gold went to Michi Numata of japan who clocked a timing of 9:33.86 while in the junior boys Shot put, Jasdeep Singh won the bronze medal with a throw of 18.43m.

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