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World Athletics U20: Indian athlete Amit Khatri wins silver medal in 10,000m race walk

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Nairobi: Amit of India has won a silver medal in the 10,000m race walk event of the Under-20 World Athletics in Nairobi. This is India’s sixth medal in the history of the Under-20 World Athletics Championships.

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Indian athlete Amit has won a silver medal in the 10,000m race walk event of the Under-20 World Athletics in Nairobi. This is India’s sixth medal in the history of the Under-20 World Athletics Championships. This is India’s second medal in the current championship. Earlier the 4x400m mixed relay team has won bronze.

17-year-old Amit finished second with a timing of 42:17.94, while Kenya’s Heristone Vononnyi (42:10.84) topped and claimed the gold medal. Spain’s Paul McGrath (42:26.11) finished third and won the bronze.

In this way, before Amit’s silver medal in the 10,000m race walk, the 4x400m mixed relay team has won bronze for India in this year’s Under-20 World Championship. Apart from this, Seema Antil (bronze in discus throw, 2002), Navjit Kaur Dhillon (bronze in discus throw, 2014), Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra (gold in javelin throw, 2016) and Hima Das (gold in 400m, 2018) won medals. live.

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