India’s Bhawna Jat secures Olympic qualification in 20 km race walk

Ranchi: India’s Bhawna Jat certified for the 2020 Olympics after setting a brand new nationwide report within the 20km race stroll class on the Nationwide Championships right here on Saturday.

The athlete from Rajasthan clocked 1:29.54, effectively contained in the Olympic qualification time of 1:31.00. Bhawna’s effort was a large enchancment on her private better of 1:38.30, set in October final yr.

Priyanka Goswami narrowly missed the Olympic lower with a timing of 1:31.36.

The 2020 Olympics shall be held in Tokyo July 24 to August 9.


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