Gopi T and defending champion Nitendra Singh Rawat will lead the Indian problem on the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on October 21.
The Indian contingent will put up a fierce battle because the Asian Marathon Champion Gopi will lead the Indian Elite Men’s class alongside course document holder Nitendra Singh Rawat.
The two ran an exhilarating race on the 2018 Tata Mumbai Marathon the place Gopi pipped Rawat solely within the final 200 metres to win the title.
Avinash Sable, who stood third within the 2017 Delhi Half Marathon, can even add enamel to the competitors. In the not too long ago concluded Open National Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, Sable clinched the gold in Steeplechase 3000m erasing the 37-year-old nationwide document within the course of.
Sanjivani Jadhav and Monica Athare will lead the Indian Elite Women’s class. Jadhav, who completed on high within the Half Marathon class at Mumbai Marathon earlier this yr, additionally gained a bronze on the 2018 Asian Cross Country Championships in China. She additionally went on to win the 2018 TCS World 10Okay Bengaluru. Athare, however, clinched the New Delhi Marathon 2018 and likewise was the winner in Indian Elite Women’s class of the Delhi Half Marathon in 2016. She got here second to Jadhav within the Half Marathon class at this yr’s Mumbai Marathon.
The USD 2,80,000 occasion will witness contributors working in 4 race classes – Half Marathon (elite & newbie), Great Delhi Run, 10Okay Run, Senior Citizens and Champions with Disability.
(With inputs from Companies.)