India’s Amit Kumar bagged a silver medal when completed second within the males’s 10000 m race stroll occasion of the World Athletics U20 Championships at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday, with a time of 42 minutes 17:94 seconds.
Amit’s silver is the second medal for India at this meet. On Wednesday, the Indian combined relay workforce gained a bronze medal on the opening day.
Hosts Haristone Wanyonyi gained a uncommon gold with a time of 42:10.84s and Paul McGrath took house bronze in 42:31.11s.
Amit was main all via however diverted his focus with two laps to go within the 25 la occasion when the Kenyan sneaked previous the Indian within the remaining stretch for gold.
Amit Kumar wins silver for India in 10km race stroll at World U20 Championships. That is India’s second medal at World Junior Championships after the 4×400 metre combined relay bronze. pic.twitter.com/s5L9gKEbYQ
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Other than Neeraj Chopra (javelin gold in 2012 in Poland), Hima Das (gold in ladies’s 400m at Ratina Stadium, Tampere, Finland in 2018), Seema Antil (bronze in ladies’s discus throw in 2002 Kingston version) and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (bronze in ladies’s discus throw in 2014 Eugene, USA)) have been the medal winners within the worlds.
“Because it’s (Nairobi virtually 2000 metres) a excessive altitude so respiration drawback for me. It was my first worldwide competitors and I gained silver for India. I’m glad that at the very least I may fulfill the hopes of India,” stated Amit after the efficiency.