In India in India, it is believed that the game of athletics came into existence during the time that was the British Raj. The sport is administered at a national at the level of Athletics Federation of India, that was established in 1946. Despite its huge population and its high level of competition, of the sport, very few Indian athletes have been able to win an award at a world (or major) championship. The situation began to change in the 21st century as Indians began to show more enthusiasm for athletics in general and better equipment for athletics started to be constructed at an individual level. On a global scale it has been one of the most successful Asian nations, but a way from China in comparison to China and Japan.
On a national scale there are three major competitions in athletics The most important of which are the annual Indian National Open Athletics Championships and the Indian Inter State Senior Athletics Championships (both first held in the year 1961) and each year, the quadrennial National Games of India (first held in 1924). The Indian National Championships event predated the Open and Inter State ones, being scheduled from 1924 until. The Indian Marathon Championships was first held in 1938, and Indian Cross Country Championships was first held in 1938. Indian Cross Country Championships celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2015. The Indian Racewalking Championships was established in 2014. Alongside the main senior championships, there are also championships for the under- and under-18 athletes at the national and sub-national levels as well for senior competitions that are not championships as part of the Athletics Federation Cup and Indian Athletics Grand Prix tour.
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