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Ranjit Bhatia

Full name: Randhawa Ranjit Bhatia
Gender: Male
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
Country: IND India
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics India Round One Heat Two 11 15:06.6

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics India Final Standings 60 2-57:06.0
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