Dharun Ayyasamy continued the silver run of Indian track and field athletes as he clinched silver in men’s 400m hurdles. Ayyasamy clocked a timing of 48.96 seconds to broke his own national record.
The Tamil Nadu man was fourth till the 300 meter mark but ensured that he went pass 2 competitors in the last 100m to ensure himself a podium finish.
Delighted to see our players bringing laurels for the nation! Congratulations Dharun Ayyasamy for winning the Silver in the 400m hurdles event and Sudha Singh for Silver in the 3000m steeplechase. Well done! #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 27, 2018
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 27, 2018
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 27, 2018