After helping India win Gold medal in Asian Games after 48 years in Triple Jump, now Arpinder Singh becomes the first Indian ever win a medal at IAAF Continental Games. He won Bronze medal with 16.59 mark. For the first time, a team with Asian Athletes (Asia-Pacific) finished ahead of Africa. Americans won the Continental Cup 2018 with 262 points, ahead of previous winners Europe, who earned 233 points. Asia-Pacific had 188 and Africa earned 142 points. Check results of other Indian participants at IAAF Continental Cup 2018.
Results of Other Indians on Day 2 (Sept 9)
Muhammed Anas Yahiya finished 5th with timing of 45.72 and earned 4 points
Neeraj Chopra’s throw of 80.24 earned him 6th spot and 3 points.
Sudha Singh finished 7th to earn 2 points. She was among the four athletes who did not finish.
Jinson Johnson finished 6th in Men’s 1500m earning 3 points with a timing of 3:41:72