Sandeep Kumar
Country India
Date of Birth 1986-05-01
Age 34 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details 50 km Race Walking
Sandeep Kumar, Men's 50km Race Walk, Athletics
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    19th Aug,4:30pm
    Rank:34
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Achievements

  • National record in 50Km walk race, clocking 3:56:22 to finish 23rd in the IAAF World Race Walking Cup at Taicang, China on 3 May, 2014.
  • Gold medal in Race Walking in National Open 2014

 

Biography

Sandeep qualified for Rio through his 1:23.32 effort in the IAAF race walking challenge in Portugal. However it is in 50 km walk that he will participate.

 

Two years ago he had set the national record in 50,km , clocking 3:56:22 to finish 23rd in the IAAF world race walking cup at Taicang, China.

 

He became a sportsman after joining the Jat Regiment in 2006 and two years later took to race walking.