August 30, 2018 11:57 IST

Asian Games: Swapna Barman grits through pain to win gold in heptathlon event

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Swapna Barman bags gold in women's heptathlon Indian athlete Swapna Barman on Wednesday struck a gold medal in women's Heptathlon Athletics event at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games.
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Rickshaw drivers daughter Swapna Barman won gold in the Asiad games The 21-year-old accumulated a total of 6026 points to finish on top of the podium in the final of the event.
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Swapna Barman, the athlete with 12 toes, bags gold While Chinese athlete Qingling Wang won a silver medal with a point tally of 5954, Yuki Yamasaki of Japan settled for bronze with a score of 5873 points.
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Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman wins Gold India's total medal tally at the prestigious tournament now stands at 54-eleven gold, 20 silver, and 23 bronze.