U-20 World Athletics: Amit wins silver in 10km race walk

India’s Amit Khatri won the silver medal in the 10km race walk at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi on Saturday.

Khatri finished second with 42:19.74 behind Kenya’s Wanyonyi, who finished first with 42.10.84.

“As it’s a high altitude so breathing problem for me. It was my first international competition and won silver for India. I am happy with silver atleast I could fulfill the hopes of India,” said Amit after the race.

This was the second medal for India at the World Athletics U-20 Championships after the mixed 4x400m relay team had won the bronze medal on August 18, 2021.

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