Sudha Singh Sets New National Record in 1500m

Sudha Singh set a new national record in the 1500 meters at the Federation Cup in Patiala on Saturday.She finished the race in 4 minutes and 5.35 seconds, surpassing the earlier record of 4 minutes and 5.63 seconds set by Kavita Raut in 2016.

Singh, who is a two-time Asian Games medalist, is now the fastest Indian woman in the 1500 meters. She’s also the pioneer among Indian women to surpass the 4:06 time in this competition. The remarkable achievement provided Singh with a significant boost in her self-assurance. She’s aiming to secure a spot in the 2024 Paris Olympics and this record-breaking performance has fueled her aspirations even more. She will next compete at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, in July.

Here are some other details about the record-breaking run:

  • The race was held at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports in Patiala.
  • Singh was running in lane 7 for the first time in her career.
  • She broke the record with a strong finish, clocking 4:05.35.
  • The previous record was set by Kavita Raut in 2016.

Sudha Singh’s record-breaking run is a major achievement for Indian athletics.Currently, she holds the title of the quickest Indian female athlete in the 1500 meters race. Her goal is to earn a spot in the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. Singh’s remarkable performance is a clear indication of the advancements happening in Indian athletics. This achievement is bound to motivate fellow Indian sportspeople to strive for excellence.

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