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It was a record-breaking time in which he finished the race. Previously the record was set by Advesh Nagar in 2017 Youth Nationals which was 3:57:26. Vishvendra Singh who belonged from Madhya Pradesh finished the race in 43:21:99. It was also a record-breaking time. Previously the record of 44:41:31 set by Sanjay Kumar in 2017 in Hyderabad which is broken by Vishvendra Singh this year in Ranchi.
Along with Vishvendra Singh other athletes namely Paramjeet Singh Bisht of Uttrakhand and Amit of Haryana had set records of 43:22:68 and 43:36:26 respectively. In which Paramjeet Singh Bisht begged silver and Amit begged bronze.
Another close contest took place in the boys’ long jump competition with just one centimetre separating Kerala’s Mohammad Asif and Tamil Nadu’s P David. Ashif cleared 7.12m to take the gold medal while David settled for silver with a jump of 7.11m. Pankaj Verma of Haryana won the bronze medal with his very last drop of 7.01m.