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India's Amit Khatri wins silver in 10km race walk at World U-20 Athletics Meet

Amit Khatri clocked 42:17.94 minutes to finish behind host country's Heristone Wanyoni of Kenya, who won the gold with a timing of 42:10.84 minutes.

Published: 21st August 2021 02:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st August 2021 02:43 PM   |  A+A-

Amit Khatri won silver medal in the 10km race walk for men at the World U-20 Athletics Championship.

Amit Khatri won silver medal in the 10km race walk for men at the World U-20 Athletics Championship. (Photo | AFI)

By PTI

NAIROBI: India's Amit Khatri won silver medal in the 10km race walk for men at the World U-20 Athletics Championship here on Saturday after the 4x400m mixed relay team won bronze a few days back.

Khatri clocked 42:17.94 minutes to finish behind host country's Heristone Wanyoni of Kenya, who won the gold with a timing of 42:10.84 minutes.

Khatri did lead the race till Wanyoni overtook him during the last two laps of the race.

Paul McGrath of Spain won the bronze medal with a timing of 42:26.11 minutes.

Both gold and bronze medal winners recorded their personal best timings at the event.



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