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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Preeja Sreedharan wins gold, Kavita Raut wins silver at Asian Games


Top Indian long-distance runner Preeja Sreedharan(born 13 March 1982 at Mullakkanam, Kerala, India) clocked a personal best of 31:50:47 in the women's 10,000m final to clinch the country's fourth gold medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou today.

Kavita Raut(born 5 May 1985 at Nashik, Maharashtra, India), who won the bronze in the women's 10000m at the Commonwealth Games last month, walked away with the silver with a personal best timing of 31:51.44.Sreedharan, who had finished fifth in both the 5000m and the 10,000m in the last edition of the Games in 2006, raised her performance to give India a flying start in track and field competition.The 28-year-old's previous personal best for the 10,000m was 32:04:41 recorded at Watford in June, 2008.
The 25-year-old Kavita's previous personal best was 32:41.31 in May this year.
Bahrain's Shitaya Eshete Habtegebrel won the bronze with a personal best timing of 31:53:27 at the Aoti Main Stadium.

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