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India gets 5th gold; Sudha Singh wins women's 3000m steeple

india Updated: Nov 21, 2010 18:50 IST
AFP
Asian Games

Sudha Singh of India won gold in the Asian Games women's 3000m steeplechase on Sunday. Singh finished in 9min 55.67sec, ahead of China's Jin Yuan (9:55.71) who claimed silver, with Japan's Minori Hayakari taking bronze (10:01.25).

Earlier in the day, Preeja Sreedharan won a gold medal in the Asian Games women's 10,000m, while Kavita Raut bagged a silver.

The 28-year-old, who was fifth in the last Asiad in Doha in 2006, finished in 31min 50.28sec, ahead of team-mate Kavita Raut who claimed silver with 31:51.44 Bahrain's Ethiopian-born Shitaya Habtegebrel took bronze in 31:53.27.