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Asiad: Odisha’s Jauna Murmu qualifies for 400m Hurdles Final

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha athlete Jauna Murmu qualified for the final round of the Women’s 400m Hurdles event at the Asian Games-2018 being held in Indonesia.

Clocking 59.20 seconds, Murmu finished fourth in Heat no. 1 and progressed to the ultimate 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 to be held on August 27. In the final list, Anu and Jauna were placed third and eighth respectively.