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Asian Games 2023 : India continues to perform well in the 2023 Asian Games. Indian female athlete Vitya Ramraj has created a new history by equaling an almost 40 year old record. In the 400m hurdles, Vithya equaled the national record of legendary athlete PT Usha. Since then there has been debate on this issue. However, the athlete has failed to break his record. However, Vithya has qualified directly for the final from Heat 1 along with Aminat Oye Jamal of Bahrain.

Vitya Ramraj equals PT Usha’s record

At the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Indian athlete PT Usha created history by completing the 400 meters hurdles in 55.42 seconds. She finished fourth in the final. Although he did not win any medals, he set an Indian record in the 400 meters hurdles, which has stood for the last 39 years. But as they say, records are meant to be broken. Today, Vithya Ramraj has completed 400 meters hurdles in 55.42 seconds.

Twin sisters are participating in the Asian Games for the first time

Asian Games 2023 marks the first time that two twin sisters have participated in the Asian Games. Vitya Ramraj’s sister Nithya is also a part of the Asian Games 2023 this time. While Vithya is participating in the 400m hurdles, her sister Nithya is participating in the 100m hurdles. Let us tell you, both the sisters are from Coimbatore.