At the national championships earlier this month, Akshdeep Singh and Priyanka Goswami have already qualified for the world championships and the Paris Olympics. India’s Akshdeep Singh won the gold medal in the men’s and women’s divisions respectively at the Asian 20 km walking championships in Nomi, Japan, on Sunday. Vikash Singh and Faramjit Vishut, among other Indian athletes, clocked 1:20.5 and 1:20.8 in the men’s open, respectively, breaking the qualification criteria of 1:20.10 for the 2023 World Championships and the 2024 Paris Olympics.
At the national championships earlier this month, Akshdeep Singh and Priyanka Goswami have already qualified for the world championships and the Paris Olympics. 토토사이트
The Korean record holder, Akshdeep Singh, won the men’s 20km walk event with a time of 1:20.57. After Gurmeet Singh at the 2016 Olympics, the Punjab native won India’s second gold medal. China’s Wen Yongji won the bronze medal with a time of 1:22.44, while South Korea’s Choi Byung-kwang came in second with a time of 1:21.20.
Meanwhile, Priyanka Koswami, a silver medalist at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, finished third in the women’s event with a time of 1:32:27, China’s Rangao won the gold with a time of 1:29:25, and Japan’s Yanai Ayane finished second, ahead of India with a time of 1:0:58, increasing the total number of Indian championships to nine (two gold, two silver and five).
In the men’s division, Suraj Panwar and India’s Hadif Singh finished in 1 hour 22 minutes 31 seconds and 1 hour 25 minutes 38 seconds, respectively, while in the women’s division, Bhawana Jat of the Tokyo Olympics finished in 1 hour 36 minutes 20 seconds, and Munita Plaza Fati of the same nationality finished in 1 hour 33 minutes 22 seconds. Sonal Sukwal did not start. The 2023 Asian 20 km walking championships featured nine athletes and five women’s.
The 15th annual race walking competition for athletes representing Asian countries was held three years after the COVID-19 pandemic.