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Sapana Sapana

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Sapana Sapana, also known as Sapna Punia (born 2 January 1988) is a female racewalker from Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. She competed in the Women's 20 kilometres walk event at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China.[1] She competed in the 20 km walk at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but did not finish.[2][3][4] She set a national record in the 20 km walk at the 2015 National Games with at time of 1:40:35.70.[5][6]

Sapana Sapana
Personal information
Born (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 30)
Sport
Country  India
Sport Track and field
Updated on 29 August 2015.

Punia is also a sub-inspector in the Rajasthan Police.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women's 20 kilometres walk heats results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b Amsan, Andrew (30 December 2015). "Boosted by Rio ticket, Sapna Punia eyes better timing". India Today. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b Mukherjee, Debayan (13 May 2016). "Race walker Sapna off to Poland to train ahead of Rio Games". Times of India. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Rio 2016: Race Walkers Sandeep, Khushbir, Sapana Disappoint India". CNN-News18. Indo-Asian News Service. 20 August 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  5. ^ Vinod, A. (12 February 2016). "National Games: Dutee Chand sprints to glory". The Hindu. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  6. ^ Express Web Desk (1 August 2016). "Sapna Punia Profile". The Indian Express. Retrieved 12 August 2016.

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