Akshdeep Singh and Priyanka Goswami won National Race Walking Championships
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Akshdeep Singh and Priyanka Goswami have won the National Race Walking Championships in Morabadi, Jharkhand, on 14 February.
An overview of the news
With this, both have qualified for the World Championships to be held this year and the Olympics to be held in Paris next year.
Akshdeep Singh clinched the men's 20km event gold with a stunning national record.
Women's 20km event national record holder Priyanka Goswami also won a gold qualification for both the World Championships and 2024 Olympics.
In the men's 20 km walk event, Akshdeep Singh won the gold medal by clocking 1 hour 19 minutes 55 seconds, which is a new national record.
He beat the previous national record of 1h 20m 16s clocked by Sandeep Kumar at the 2021 National Race Walking Championships in Ranchi.
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