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Asian Games 2018 in pics: Swapna, Dutee run the Indian athletics dream

Swapna had finished fifth at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon in 2014 and had won a gold at the Asian Athletics Championships last year

Jakarta: India's Dutee Chand reacts after winning Silver medal in the women's 200m final event at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. Photo: PTI

Jakarta: India's Dutee Chand reacts after winning Silver medal in the women's 200m final event at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. Photo: PTI

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Swapna took back the lead which she had lost during the long jump event with a personal best javelin throw. Swapna's throw exceeded her nearest competitor Qingling Wang by over 10m which provided a comfortable lead to take her closer to the gold. Photo: PTI

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Dutee Chand rests after crossing the finish line to win the Silver medal in the women's 200m final event at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. Photo: PTI

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Swapna had finished fifth at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon in 2014 and had won a gold at the Asian Athletics Championships last year. photo: PTI

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Dutee Chand crosses the finish line to win the Silver medal in the women's 200m final event. Photo: PTI

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Japan's Yuki Yamasaki, top, embraces India's Swapna Barman to congratulate her after winning the heptathlon final. Photo: PTI

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Dutee Chand has now won two silver medals at the 18th Asian Games with Wednesday's 200m silver. She had earlier won a silver in the 100m track event. Photo: PTI

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Swapna Barman's gold is the first ever for India in Asian Games history. Phtot: PTI

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 11:39 AM IST

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