Asiad 2018: Sandeep disqualified during men’s 50km race walk

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Jakarta, Aug 30 (IANS) India’s Sandeep Kumar was disqualified during the men’s 50 kilometre race walk at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Sandeep received three official warnings during the race which led to his disqualification.

Hayato Katsuki of Japan won gold with a time of four hours, three minutes and 30 seconds. Wang Qin of China took silver with a time of 4:06:48 while South Korea’s Joo Hyunmyeong clocked 4:10:21 to bag the bronze medal.

Katsuki was trailing during the initial stages of the race before taking the lead at the 45km mark which he held till the end.

–IANS

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