Jakhar claimed hammer gold

India won four medals a gold, a silver and two bronze on the first day of the four-day event in Gifu, Japan at the 2018 Asian Junior Athletics Championships. Ashish Jakhar set a new national record en route to winning a gold medal in the men’s hammer throw event. Jakhar, a former gold medalist at the 2016 Asian Junior Championships, threw the 6kg iron ball and chain to a distance of 76.86m.

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