He has been selected to represent India in the World Masters Athletic Championship to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil between October 16-27 .
In the other events, Purushotham Ali (65+ category) won the gold in the discuss throw and silver in shot put. Eknath Patil, won the gold medal in the steeple chase event.
In the women’s competition, Vimala A Rege (90+ category) won gold in the shot put event and the 400 metres race. Meanwhile, Surekha Bhadale (40+ category) finished third in the five-kilometres walk.