Beijing, Aug 28: India’s Khushbir Kaur finished 37th in the women’s 20 km race walk at the World Athletics Championships here on Friday. Khushbir completed the race in one hour, 38 minutes and 53 seconds. She crossed the five km mark in 23 minutes and 21:36 seconds and 10 km mark in 47 minutes and 26 42. She took an hour, 12 minutes and 38 seconds to go past the 15 km mark.Also Read - 2022 World Athletics Championships Set For July 15-24

Her effort was way below then her personal best of 1:31:40. China claimed its first gold medal in the championships as Liu Hong and Lyu Xiuzhi finished claimed the first and second position. While Hong clocked 1:27:45, Xiuzhi completed the race in 1:27:45. Ukrainian Lyudmyla Olyanovska took the bronze medal in 1:28:13. Also Read - 'Supermom' Nia Ali Claims 100m Hurdles Gold at The World Athletics Championships

Khushbir Kaur had made India proud by winning the silver medal in an hour and 33 minutes, 2.01 minutes behind China’s Xiuzhi Lu, who took the gold in the women’s 20km race walk event. South Korea’s Yeongeun Jeon won bronze with a timing of 1:33:18 secs. Also Read: Khushbir Kaur wins silver medal in Women’s 20km Race Walk in Asian Games 2014. Also Read - Jinson Johnson Fails to Qualify For 1500m final; Shot-putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor Finishes 18th