City athlete Seema Nakib Akhtar claimed twin gold medals in the 22nd Asian Masters Athletic Championship under way at New Clark City, Capas, Tarlac, Philippines on Friday. Seema, representing India, won gold medals in 2000 metres steeplechase and 400 metres hurdles. In the 2000m steeplechase event, 37-year-old Seema, participating in 35-39 age category, recorded a time of 10:27.20s to win the yellow metal.
Later in 400 metres hurdles, she clocked a time of 97.53s to grab her second gold of the day. ASI Seema Akhtar is serving the Police Department since 16 years and has won many medals. Seema, has won 4km bronze medal in 2008 Federation National Games, Nagpur; 8km Maharashtra team silver in 2013 Federation Nationals at Chapra in Bihar and 3km steeplechase silver medal at All India Police Games at Patna in 2013.