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Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman wins historic gold in heptathlon

India's Swapna Barman on Wednesday won historic women's heptathalon gold medal in Asian Games 2018. Swapna created history by becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold, a feat she achieved despite competing with a toothache. Swapna, who hails from Ghoshpara Colony in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, had to fight all odds including acute poverty.

Updated : 31 August 2018, 12:35 AM