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Asian Games: Avinash Sable Secures Gold in Men’s 3000m Steeplechase; Becomes First Indian Man To Do So – News18

Avinash Sable managed to put in a dominant performance as he secured a historic gold in the Men’s 3000m Steeplechase event. (Image: AP)

Avinash Sable made the event looked like a breeze when he finished the men’s 3000m steeplechase with the a four second lead.

Indiaโ€™s Avinash Sable managed to bring in a historic gold after finishing first at the menโ€™s 3000-meter steeplechase event at the Asian Games being held in Hangzhou, China.


Sable by far put in a dominant performance as his fellow competitors were not even in the frame as he reached the finish line.

Avinash finished with a gold setting a time of 8:19:50s thereby setting a new Asian Games record as well during his dominant performance.

The gold medal will be a historic one for India as Sable becomes the first Indian man to win the gold medal in the 3000m Menโ€™s Steeplechase event.

Born into a family of farmers, Sable comes from the Beed district in Maharashtra.

He had previously won silver at the Commonwealth Games 2022 where he set a new national record as well with a time of 8:11.20s.

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