India at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
|India at the
2009 World Championships in Athletics
|National federation||Athletics Federation of India|
India' participated in the 2009 World Championships in Athletics held at Berlin from 15–23 August. Six Indian athletes had qualified for the Championships, but none of them won any medal. Only Babubhai Panucha, who competed in the 20 km walk category managed to establish a new National record clocking a time of 1:23:06 beating his own previous record time.
Athletics Federation of India had sent a team of six athletes for the competition, which is ranked only next to the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup in terms of popularity as a major global sporting event. Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards.
|Event||Athletes||Heat Round 1||Heat Round 2||Semifinal||Final|
|10,000 m||Surendra Kumar Singh||No qualifying rounds held||28:35.51 SB||19 (out of 31)|
|400 m hurdles||Joseph Abraham||Disqualified||Did not advance|
|20 km walk||Babubhai Panucha||No qualifying rounds held||1:23:06 NR||20 (out of 50)|
|Discus throw||Krishna Poonia||X X 56.75||28||Did not Qualify|
|Seema Antil||59.85 X X||15||Did not Qualify|
|Heptathlon||Susmita Singha Roy||4,983||26 (out of 29)|