Kavita Tungar Raut
Country India
Date of Birth 1985-05-05
Age 35 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details Marathon
Kavita Tungar Raut, Women's Marathon, Athletics
  • Group
    14th Aug, 6:00pm
    Rank:120 Time:2:59.29
    LOST

Achievements

  • Silver in 10,000 mts in Asian Games  & Common wealth games in  2010
  • Bronze in 5,000mts in Asian Games 2010.

 

Biography

The Indian long distance runner is the current national record holder for 10 km road running with a time of 34:32 as well as the half marathon where her mark is 1:12:50. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, she won a bronze in the 10,000 m and that was the first individual track medal for a female in the history of Commonwealth Games.

 

She also won a silver in 10,000m in the 2010 Asian Games. The initial proficiency of this tribal girl was seen in the 5000m and in the 2009 Asian Championship held in Guangzhou, Kavita won a bronze. Her qualification for Rio came after she won the gold medal in the marathon event at the SAG 2016 in Guwahati. Her 2:38:38 hr was well within the Rio bench mark of 3:42:00.