NOMI: India’s Irfan KT qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after finishing fourth at the Asian Race Walking Championship on Sunday. Irfan clocked 1:20.57 in the 20km walk to attain the standard qualifying mark for the quadrennial extravaganza in Tokyo. The fourth place finish also ensured a berth in the upcoming IAAF World Championship in Doha from September 27 to October 6. Two other Indian race walkers, who qualified for the World Championship are Devinder, who clocked 1:21.22 and Ganapati (1:22.12). Having qualified for Tokyo 2020, this will be Irfan’s second Olympics having represented the country in 2012 London […]

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