Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Tintu Luka- Track & Field


Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Tintu Luka (born 26 April 1989) is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the 800 metres and 400 metres. She is the national record holder in the women’s 800-metre race. She is coached by P.T. Usha at the Usha School of Athletics, Koyilandy, Kerala, and is supported by Olympic Gold Quest.

She was awarded Arjuna award by Government of India in 2014.

In 2008, Luka won a silver medal in the 800-metre race at the Asian Junior Athletics Championship in Jakarta.

Tintu Luka won the bronze medal in the women’s 800 metres event of the track and field competitions at the Asian Games 2010.


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