Tintu Lukka
Country India
Date of Birth 1989-04-26
Age 31 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details 800m,4 x 400m Relay
Tintu Lukka, Women 800m, Athletics
  • Group
    17th Aug, 7:39pm
    Rank:29 Time:2:00:58
    LOST
Anilda Thomas & Nirmala , Women's 4x400m Relay, Athletics
  • Group
    20th Aug, 5.21pm
    Rank:13
    LOST

Achievements

  • Gold  and Silver at Asian Games 2014

  • Silver at Asian Championships 2011 and 2015
  • Bronze at Asian Games 2010
  • Bronze at Asian Championships 2011 and 2013
  • Gold at Asian Championships 2013 and 2015
  • Two Gold at South Asian Games 2016

 

Biography

P.T. Usha's trainee, Tintu,who hails from Kannur in Kerala, had disappointment in store in the world athletics championship in Beijing in 2015 when she crashed out in the first round heats with a seventh place finish. Nonetheless with a time of 2:00:95 m, she came within the Rio qualification time to earn a berth for the Olympics.

 

Tintu is a bright prospect from Usha's school of athletics. She broke the 800 m record (1:59.85) of Shiny Wilson at the 2010 continental cup in Croatia. She had won a bronze in the 2010 Asiad and another in the Kobe Asian championship next year. A regular in the 4 x 400 m relay, Tintu won silvers in the 2011 and 2013 asian championships before landing the gold in 2014 incheon Asiad.

 

She won silver in the 800m. In 2015 Asian meet in Wuhan, she had won the silver in the 4 x 400 m relay and gold in 800 m but in the world championship thereafter she disappointed. There is much to look forward to for this girl in Rio