Asian Games: India's 4x400m men's relay team wins silver

The Indian quartet of Kunhu Muhammed, Dharunn Ayyasamy, Muhammed Anas and Arokia Rajiv clocked 3:01.85 to finish behind Qatar.

India's men's 4x400m relay team celebrate after its second place finish for silver medal.   -  AP

India’s 4x400m men’s relay team won a silver in the final event of athletics in the Asian Games here on Thursday.

The Indian quartet of Kunhu Muhammed, Dharunn Ayyasamy, Muhammed Anas and Arokia Rajiv clocked 3:01.85 to finish behind Qatar who won gold in an Asian record time of 3:00.56.

Japan took the bronze in 3:01.94.

India had finished fourth in this event in the 2014 Asian Games.