Asian champion P.U. Chitra beat former Commonwealth Games champion Kenya’s Mercy Cherono and won the women’s 1500m gold with a season best of 4:12.65s at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna, Sweden on Tuesday.
Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson won the silver in the men’s 1500m clocking 3:39.69s as he finished behind Sweden’s Andreas Almgren (3:39.68s).
National record holder Murali Sreeshankar won the men’s long jump gold comfortably with an impressive opening effort of 7.93m at the Copenhagen Athletics Games in Denmark. He equalled his season-best effort which came in Lyon, France.