Anas, Hima top all-India races in Czech Republic

Anas clocked 45.57s in the men's 400m while Hima came in with a time of 53.07s in the women's section in the all-Indian races.

Muhammed Anas clocked 45.57s in the men's 400m. (File Photo)   -  AP

The venue might be the Czech Republic but the Indian quartermilers ran against themselves in a meet at Mlada Boleslav on Saturday with National record-holders Muhammed Anas and Hima Das finishing on top.

Anas clocked 45.57s in the men's 400m while Hima came in with a time of 53.07s in the women's section in the all-Indian races.

A. Dharun, a 400m hurdles silver medallist in the Jakarta Asian Games last year who was making a comeback after an injury, clocked 47.34s in the 400 flat.

The results:

400m: Men: 1. Muhammed Anas (45.57s), 2. Noah Nirmal Tom (45.75), 3. Amoj Jacob (46.43), 4. K.S. Jeevan (46.54), 5. M.P. Jabir (46.96), 6. A. Dharun (47.34), 7. R. Mohan Kumar (57.51).

Women: 1. Hima Das (53.07s), 2. V.K. Vismaya (53.11), 3. M.R. Poovamma (54.08), 4. V. Subha (54.29), 5. V.K. Salini (54.87), 6. R. Vithya (55.00).