In India in India, athletics is a game of athletics came into existence during the time that was the British Raj. The sport is administered at the national at the level of Athletics Federation of India, that was established in 1946. Despite the large number of people living in India however, at the highest level of the sport, very few Indian athletes have ever won an award at a world competition or major one. This changed during the 21st century as Indians began to show more enthusiasm for athletics in general and more infrastructure for this sport started to be built on the local level. On a larger scale it has been one of the most successful Asian nations, although it is a way from China in comparison to China and Japan.
At the national level there three major athletics events The most important of which are the annual Indian National Open Athletics Championships as well as the Indian Inter State Senior Athletics Championships (both first held in the year 1961) and four-yearly National Games of India (first held in 1924). A Indian National Championships event predated the Open and Inter State ones, being in place from 1924 to 1961. The Indian Marathon Championships was first staged in 1938, while The Indian Cross Country Championships celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. The Indian Racewalking Championships was established in 2014. In addition to the primary senior championships, there are championships for the under- and under-18 athletes on national and sub-national levels, aswell in senior non-championship events that include the Athletics Federation Cup and Indian Athletics Grand Prix tour.
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