Full name: Randhawa Ranjit Bhatia
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: May 27, 1936 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: February 9, 2014 in New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Ranjit Bhatia was an Indian distance runner who ran the 5,000 and marathon at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Bhatia first studied at St. Stephen’s College but was then a Rhodes Scholar who studied mathematics at Jesus College at Oxford. He later became a reader of mathematics at St. Stephen’s College in Delhi. Bhatia was awarded an Order of the British Empire for his accomplishments, especially for being a link being British and Indian sport and for his services to the Rhodes Trust.
Personal Bests\: 5000 – 14:28.0 (1960); Mar – unknown.
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Men's 5,000 metres||India||IND||11 h2 r1/2|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Men's Marathon||India||IND||60|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||India||Round One||Heat Two||11||15:06.6|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||India||Final Standings||60||2-57:06.0|