Ganapathi Krishnan
Country India
Date of Birth 1989-06-29
Age 31 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details 20 Km Race Walking
Ganapathi Krishnan, 20km Race Walk Men, Athletics
  • Group
    12th Aug, 11:00pm


  • The 27-year-old finished 5th in the Asian Championships.
  • He has a silver in 2016 National Championships.



Ganapathi clocked 1:21:41 hrs when he came 22nd in the world championship held in Rome this year. His was the best among the Indians and had touched a time which was well within the Rio mark. A volleyball player in his school days, he took to athletics and walking racae after joining the Army.


In less than six years since he joined the Army, the man is ready for Olympics. All his achievements had come in 2016 with a silver finish in the national championship, a fifth place in the Asian championship before the 22 nd place in Rome.