Road to Rio: Mohammad Anas qualifies for 2016 Olympics; breaks men’s 400m inhabitant record

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New Delhi: Indian quarter-miler Mohammad Anas competent for a Rio Olympics by ruinous a men’s 400m inhabitant record on a second day of Polish Athletics Championship during Bydgoszcz.

Representational Image. Reuters.Representational Image. Reuters.

Representational Image. Reuters.

21-year-old Anas clocked 45.40 seconds, a accurate Rio gift timing, to book a Olympics sheet on Saturday night. With it, he became a 21st Indian lane and margin contestant to validate for a arriving Games.

The Kerala contestant cracked his possess inhabitant record of 45.44 seconds, that he set on Friday on a initial day of a same foe during a Polish city.

Rajiv Arokia, whose inhabitant record of 45.47 seconds Anas pennyless on Friday, finished second with a timing of 45.60 seconds.

Anas had won a china in a Federation Cup National Athletics Championships here in Apr with a timing of 45.74 seconds.