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10 Brightest Prospects in Indian Athletics

There are many immensely talented young athletes in India. Though we still has a long way to go in the world of athletics, there’s no doubt that ...

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Top 5 / Top 10 09 Jul 2015, 07:11 IST
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There are many immensely talented young athletes in India. Though we still has a long way to go in the world of athletics, there’s no doubt that we have the capability and talent to be amongst the front-runners in the medals tally in major athletics events around the world. If these prodigious talents are given proper guidance and training, then they are bound to bring laurels to the country and make the country proud at world stage.Let us now have a look at 10 of the brightest prospects in Indian athletics, athletes who have it in them to make India a powerhouse of athletics in the near future.

#10 KT Irfan - 20 km Walk


KT Irfan

KT Irfan is a young athlete from the state of Kerala. He qualified for the London Olympics 2012 in the 20 km walk event and came 10th, setting a national record in the process. In March 2013, he participated in the IAAF 20 km Race Walk Challenge held in China and finished 5th. He has also participated in major athletics competitions around the world like the World Athletics Championship in 2013, held in Moscow.

Being a specialist in the 20 km walk event, this 25-year-old has a long way to go in his tiring event that needs a lot of determination and stamina from the athletes. Many great things can be expected from this youngster who has been working hard to hone his skills and improve himself with each passing day.

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