Race-walker Khatri gets India's second medal at World U-20 Athletics Meet

Amit Khatri
Amit Khatri clocked 42:17.94 minutes to finish behind Heristone Wanyoni of Kenya. Photo: AFI

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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