India’s Gulveer Singh Clinches Silver Medal In Men’s 5000 Metre Race At Portland Track Festival High…

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In athletics, India’s Gulveer Singh has clinched the silver medal in the Men’s 5000-metre race at the Portland Track Festival High-Performance Meet in Portland, US, yesterday.

The Asian Games bronze medallist also became the fastest Indian in the men’s 5000-metre race. Gulveer clocked the national record timing of 13 minutes 18.92 seconds to surpass the previous record of 13 minutes 19.30 seconds, set by Avinash Sable last year.

Dylan Jacobs of USA bagged the gold, while his compatriot Eric Van Der Els won the bronze medal. With this achievement, Gulveer now holds the national records in both the 10,000-metre and 5,000-metre races.

(With inputs from agencies)

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