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Bahadur Prasad Athletics

Bahadur Prasad Athletics

Bahadur Prasad Singh (born 1 September, 1965) is a former Indian middle distance runner. He holds the current national records in 1500 metres and 5000 metres. Singh set the 5000 m record (13:29.70) in Birmingham, UK on 27 June 1992. Then on 23 December 1995, Prasad clocked a time of 3:38.00 at the 1995 South Asian Games in Chennai to set the current 1500 m national

record.

Prasad represented India at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics in the 5000 m event where he clocked a time of 13:50.71 in the heats. He also took part in 1500 m at 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He managed an eight position in the fifth heats with an effort of 3:46.16 in the first round. He was awarded the Arjuna award for the year 1992 for his achievements in middle distance running.