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Who is Indian athlete KM Deeksha as she creates new 1500m national record, biography, age and hometown birth place

Here is all you need to know about KM Deeksha, the track and field athlete, along with her age, career and biography 

KM Deeksha, an Indian track athlete, broke the current national record in the women’s 1500m, while Avinash Sable finished second in the men’s 5000m at the Sound Running Track Fest in Los Angeles. 

Her final time on Saturday, 4:04.78 when she finished third, beat the previous best of 4:05.39, which was set by Harmilan Bains in 2021 at the National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal.

Who is Indian athlete KM Deeksha as she creates new 1500m national record, biography, age, timing and hometown birth place

On the other hand, with a timing of 15:10.69, Parul Chaudhary placed sixth in the women’s 5000-metre event. Ankita, a fellow citizen, almost missed setting her own national record with a timing of 15:28.88, finishing in 10th place. 

If we talk about the other category, Sable finished second in the men’s 5000m, clocking in at 13:20.37, rather than racing in his favourite 3000m steeplechase competition. In the same event, Gulveer Singh finished third in 13:31.95.

The national record for Sable’s 5000 metres is 13:19.30. In the men’s 10000m, Kartik Kumar finished in second position despite running the final loop in 62 seconds. With a time of 28:07.66s. 

Who is KM Deeksha?

25 year old KM Deeksha is Indian track and field athlete from Madhya Pradesh. She has trained at the MP Athletics academy for the past five years under coach S K Prasad.

Her previous best was 4:06.07, which she set when she defeated Bains to win the gold in the 2023 National Inter-State Athletics Championship final at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Not much is known about her personal life as she has kept it out of the limelight. However, the world will know her even more as she roses high in the Athletics, showcasing her power and athleticism. 

Meanwhile, the Athletics Federation of India hosts the Indian National Open Athletics Championships, the nation’s outdoor track and field competition and national championship for the sport.

It has been held since 1961 and is one of the four major national track and field events, along with the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships, the biennial Indian Inter State Senior Athletics Championships, and the biannual National Games of India. 

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