Sandeep Kumar

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) India’s Sandeep Kumar finished 35th in the men’s 50km Race Walk event here at the ongoing Rio Olympics on Friday.

The 30-year-old racewalker took four hours, seven minutes and fifty five seconds to complete the distance.

Matej Toth of Slovakia won the gold clocking 3:40:58, while Australian Jared Tallent (3:41:16) took the silver and Evan Dunfee of Canada settled for the bronze with a time of 3:41:38.

The Indian was 26:57 minutes behind the leader of the race at the finish line.