Hangzhou, September 30
Indian long-distance runners Kartik Kumar and Gulveer Singh bagged the silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the men’s 10000m race at the Asian Games here on Saturday.
Kartik won the silver with a timing of 28:15.38s while Gulveer clocked 28:17.21s to claim the bronze.
Both the Indians sneaked into medal contention in the last 100 metres after three of the fellow competitors fell in succession after bumping into each other.
Birhanu Yemataw Balew of Bahrain won the gold medal with a timing of 28:13.62 seconds.
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