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

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

National Herald

India's Bhawna Jat qualified for the 2020 Olympics after setting a new national record in the 20km race walk category at the National Championships on Saturday.

The athlete from Rajasthan clocked 1:29.54, well inside the Olympic qualification time of 1:31.00. Bhawna's effort was a massive improvement on her personal best of 1:38.30, set in October last year.

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

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

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