Asian Games: Chitra bags bronze in women's 1500m

Chitra had to settle for bronze with a timing of 4 minutes and 12.56 seconds.

Chitra had won gold at the 2017 Asian Championships with a timing of 4:17.92. (File Picture)   -  Biswaranjan Rout

India's Asian champion P.U. Chitra won a bronze in the women’s 1500m race at the Asian Games here on Thursday.

Chitra entered the race as Asian leader this season but had to settle for bronze with a timing of 4 minutes and 12.56 seconds.

Bahrain claimed 1-2 through Kalkidan Befkadu (4:07.88) and Tigist Belay (4:09.12).

Chitra had won gold at the 2017 Asian Championships with a timing of 4:17.92.