Shivpal has a personal best of 86.23m when he won the silver medal at last year’s Asia Championships in Doha
The 28-year-old is a construction worker and took just 13.62 seconds to cover a distance of 145 metres at the Kambala at Aikala village about 30 kilometres from Mangaluru.
The achievement though would not be counted as an official record due to assisted conditions.
After completing the race, the four-time London Marathon winner embraced his wife, grabbed a Kenyan flag and was mobbed by his fans. The Olympic champion had missed out by 25 seconds in a previous attempt in 2017.
On Friday night, Naser clocked 48.14 seconds — the fastest time in the world for 34 years to become the first woman athlete from Asia to win the 400m gold.
On July 10, 23-year-old Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to clinch the gold at the World University Games in Naples, thus becoming only the second Indian sprinter to win a gold in an international event after Hima Das.
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