Asian Games: Avinash Sable bags silver in men's 5000mtext_fields
Hangzhou: Avinash Sable, India's long-distance runner, kept up his remarkable form on Wednesday by winning silver in the men's 5000-meter race at the Asian Games here.
The 29-year-old Indian put in a performance of 13:21.09 to place second in a thrilling race.
Bahrain's Birhanu Yemataw Balew came up with a Games record effort of 13:17:40 to win the gold, while his compatriot Dawit Fikadu Admasu bagged the bronze with a season-best of 13:25:63, PTI reported.
Sable thus added another medal to his 3000m steeplechase gold which he had claimed last week.
Gulveer Singh missed out on a medal, finishing fourth, despite a personal best effort of 13:29:93.