India's K T Irfan finished fifth, while Ganapathi Krishnan was disqualified from the men's 20km race walk of the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.
India`s K T Irfan has rued the lack of international competitions for race walkers but still feels he can have a shot at a medal in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
National record holder K T Irfan and Khushbir Kaur will spearhead the Indian challenge at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, to be held in Taicang, China on May 3-4.
In a record of sorts, 12 Indian athletes have qualified for the prestigious World Race Walking Cup to be held on May 3-4 in Taicang, China.
Six Indian athletes will take part in the Asian 20km Race Walking Championship to be held in Nomi, Japan on March 16.
Walker K T Irfan, who surprised everyone with his creditable performance at the London Games is a new addition to the list of talented sportspersons supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.
Indian athletics slumped to new depths of shame by producing the highest number of dope cheats while continuing the flopshow at the Olympics in yet another dismal year.
India`s K T Irfan finished a creditable 10th in the men`s 20km Race Walk competition with a new national record in the London Olympics on Saturday.
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