Sandeep Kumar was (born in 1 May in the year 1986) is an Indian racewalker. He also participated in the year of 2016 Rio Olympics where he finished 35th in the 50 kilometers race walk with a time of 4:07:55. He participated in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 20 kilometers race walk and finished 23rd. Sandeep currently holds the national record for both 50km and 20km race walking.
Education and Family
Sandeep Kumar is India’s best athlete at the 2016 Olympics within the 50km walk category. But his recent performances in world events haven’t been ok to provide a podium finish. India will be going to take a look at Sandeep Kumar, to guide their walkers’ charge in Rio, with the thirty-year-old who had proven himself within the sport at the national and continental levels in Commonwealth games. He had created a brand-new National record in 50Km walk race, clocking 3:56:22 to end 23rd in the IAAF World Race Walking Cup at Taicang, China on 3 May 2014. He bettered the then existing National mark of Basant Bahadur Rana, who had finished with a timing of 3:56:48 within the 2012 Olympics.
Hailing from Mahendergarh town in Haryana, Sandeep Kumar who was born in a very farmer’s family never thought he would become a sportsman. But that changed when he joined the Jat Regiment center in 2006. Where he got aware of the game, and two years later, when he was just 20, he took to race walking — one of all the foremost grueling events in athletics. From farming fields to race walking, Sandeep Kumar’s journey took a turn for the great. Sandeep, currently one of every of India’s top athletes within the sport has no time for any price else. “Now, I just walk and walk, I don’t have much time for love or money else.”