Jakarta: India sealed a one-two finish in the men’s 800m final as Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson won gold and silver respectively at the Asian Games on Tuesday.

This is for the first time since 1982 that India has won men’s 800m gold. The last man before Manjit to claim the yellow metal was Charles Borromeo in 1982.

Johnson was the favourite to win the final after he had topped the qualification with a time of 1:47.39. Manjit had made it to the final as the eighth and last fastest with 1:48.64.

In the final on Tuesday at the GBK Stadium, 28-year-old Manjit took gold in a time of 1:46.15. He was fourth behind Johnson in the last 90 metres but produced a great run to clinch gold. Johnson was second in a time of 1:46.35.

Earlier, Dutee Chand, who won silver in women's 100m, qualified for 200m final. However, Hima Das was disqualified in the heats. He had won silver in 400m.