23rd Asian Athletics Championships had been held in Doha. Gomathi Marimuthu from Trichy, Tamilnadu grabs gold for her nation in the 800m event. Gomathi excelledChina’s Chunyu Wang, Kazakhstan’s Margarita Mukasheva and Sri Lanka’s Gayanthika to bag the gold. She clocked 2 minutes 02.70 seconds and it is her best. Along with Gomathi’s gold, India got 2 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 5 bronze medals at the end of the Day 2. Tejinder Pal Singh Toor bagged gold in Shot Put. Last time Tejinder settled with silver.
Shivpal Singh bagged silver in Javelin throw. Jabir Madari and Saritaben Gayakwad got bronze in 400m hurdles. After hearing the success of Gomathi’s victory, a lot of celebrities praised her. The girl who lost her father at an early age has been with her mother. Gomathi’s mother doesn’t know about her daughter’s success. She was informed by her relatives about Gomathi's gold hunt.
Gomathi works in Income Tax department in Bangalore. She has an elder brother and sister. Gomathi is the first graduate in her family. Congrats, Gomathi on your success! Actor “
Sivakumar” congratulated Gomathi for her achievement!