Akshdeep Singh and Priyanka Goswami won National Race Walking Championships

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National Race Walking ChampionshipsAkshdeep 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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