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Asian Games-2018: Odisha’s Jauna Murmu enters final in Women’s 400m Hurdles

Bhubaneswar: Odia sprinter and hurdler Jauna Murmu has clinched the seminal round and entered final in the Women’s 400m Hurdles event at the Asian Games-2018 being held in Indonesia.

She finished fourth in Heat no. 1 by clocking 59.20 seconds, and marched to final round.

Besides Murmu, another Indian athlete Anu Raghavan also qualified for the final stage finishing third in Heat no. 2 with a timing of 56.77 seconds.

The final event is scheduled for on August 27. The final round will be held at around 6.45 pm. Anu and Jauna found 3rd and 8th places respectively in the final list.

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