'Olympics delay is a blessing in disguise'

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Sable says he hopes to cover all bases and improve his timings before Tokyo
Avinash Sable, who smashed the National record while winning the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon gold among Indian elite runners on Sunday, has set the tone for next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Having clocked 1:00:30sec at the event, Sable said he wanted to test his endurance level for the Tokyo Games.

"I wasn't doing any special preparations for the half marathon. My focus has been the Olympic Games and since I haven't had any chance to compete this year, I participated in the ADHM to test my endurance level and to get back into a competitive frame of mind. As I had started training just 15-20 days before the event, it felt great to break the…
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