India 4x400 meters relay mixed team out of Tokyo Olympics

India’s 4x400 meters relay mixed team clocked 3 minutes and 19.93 seconds and came last in Heat number 2 at Tokyo Olympics on Friday. India was led by Kerala’s Muhammed Anas, followed by Tamil Nadu’s Revathi Veeramani, Subha Venkatesan and Arokia Rajiv accordingly.
India 4x400 meters relay mixed team out of Tokyo Olympics
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Team India was placed in a tough heat with track and field champs --- Jamaica, Ukraine, Great Britain, Netherlands, Poland, Brazil and Italy. 
Poland mixed relay team were the first to touch the finish line clocking 3 minutes and 10.44 seconds, followed by Netherlands with 3 minutes and 10.69 seconds. Jamaica came third after clocking 3 minutes and 11.76 seconds. These three teams were qualified for the finals from the second heat. 
Earlier, in Heat number 1, USA, Dominican Republic and Belgium were the top 3 who qualified to the finals. But USA and Dominican Republic teams were disqualified after they violated a technical rule which paved way for Ireland and Germany to enter the fray. 
Great Britain and Spain were also qualified as they were the next two fastest teams clocking 3 minutes and 11.95 seconds and 3 minutes and 13.29 seconds respectively.
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