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20. 

In which year did Milkha Singh win the first National title in the 400 m race?

[A]. 1955
[B]. 1956
[C]. 1957
[D]. 1970

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Menash Moses said: (Feb 18, 2012)  
In 1955 He won the gold and 1956 he took part in the olympics and won the gold medal.

Anonymous said: (Aug 16, 2013)  
Milkha Singh never won gold medal in Olympics 400 meter race. He got 4th rank in Olympics.

Sir said: (Sep 12, 2014)  
Milkha did win the race.
But till then Sir Ravindra Jadeja had competed 100 rounds of the track.
And he attended swimming competition.

Fahim said: (Aug 30, 2015)  
In 1957 he won many medals.

Rudraksh said: (Oct 2, 2016)  
He is a good runner.

Ashutosh said: (Jan 2, 2017)  
Wikipedia states-.

"In 1958, Singh set records for the 200m and 400m in the National Games of India, held at Cuttack, and also won gold medals in the same events at the Asian Games. He then won a gold medal in the 400m (440 yards at this time) competition at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games with a time of 46.6 seconds. This latter achievement made him the first gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games from independent India".

Milkha Singh didn't win any gold medal at the 1956, 1960 or 1964 Olympics which he represented India. He won the gold medal at the 1958 National Games held at Cuttack, India.

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