Baljinder Singh: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Full Name: Baljinder Singh

Born: 18 September 1986 (age 25)

Sports: 20 km race walk

Baljinder Singh (20 km walk): Punjab athlete Baljinder Singh has earned a berth for the London Olympics after finishing fifth in the Asian 20 Km Race Walking championships with a timing of 1:22:12 in the Asian Championships at Nomi.

The `A` qualification standard for the London Olympics was 1:22:30.

The 25-year-old Baljinder hails from Dera Bassi, about 20 km from Chandigarh on the Delhi-Chandigarh national highway.

The Chandigarh walker had won the trials at Patiala with a performance of 1:22:01 last month to get selected for the Nomi event.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link