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Priyanka Goswami wins silver medal in women’s 10,000m race walk

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Priyanka Goswami on Saturday created history as she became the first Indian woman to win a medal in the race walk with a silver medal in the 10,000m event at the Commonwealth Games here. Goswami finished second behind Jemima Montag with a personal best time of 43:38.83s. (42:34.30) of Australia. Kenya’s Emily Wamusi Ngi (43:50.86) won the bronze medal. Another Indian Bhawna Jat finished eighth and last with a personal best time of 47:14.13. Harminder Singh was the first Indian to win a medal in the race walk – bronze – in the 20 km event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

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