Abhishek Mathew won first gold medal for India in the ongoing 2nd Asian Youth Athletics Championship at Bangkok by taking 800m title (1:54.99).
In that process he helped India maintain its winning streak in this event. Abishek Mathew is a student of Mar Basil Higher Secondary School, Kothamangalam and is trained by Ms. Shibi Mathew. Association congratulates both the athlete and the coach.
Beant Singh won the event at Doha two years ago!