Indian athlete O. P. Jaisha breaks 19 year old national record

Q.  Name the Indian runner and Asian Games medalist who made a memorable marathon debut at 12th edition of Mumbai by breaking the 19-year-old national mark of Vally Satyabhama to qualify for the World Championships in Beijing?
- Published on 22 Jan 15

a. Khushbir Kaur
b. O P Jaisha
c. Priyanka Pawar
d. Tintu Luka

ANSWER: O P Jaisha
She clocked 2:37:29 in her maiden marathon run and stood fist in the Indian women athlete category of full marathon. In Indian men’s section none of the Indian male runners could attain the AFI-set qualifying standard of 2:18.

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