Gurmeet Singh from Uttarkhand created record that he clocked 1:21:24:57 to clinch Gold Medal against the Rio Olympics Qaulifying Standard of one hour and 24 Minutes in Jaipur Rajasthan.
- The Staggering number of seven members were created record in 20 Km Race Walkers, While Ganapathi K from Tamilnadu and Sandeep Kumar from Haryana were finished second and third places respectively.
The Rio Olympics Qualifier’s List:
- Gurmeet Singh
- Ganapathi K
- Sandeep Kumar
However Gurmeet Singh, Sandeep and Manish have done last year, while the other members who crossed the hurdle in National Championship course held in Jaipur.
- It is also called Race Walking and different from running in that one Foot must appear to be incontact with ground at all the time.
- This sport having presence in Olympics in 20 Km and 50 Km versions, 20 Km version for both genders while 50 Km is only for Men Category.