Sandeep was well below his best as he finished the race with a timing of 3:59:31s, well below his personal and season's best effort of 3:56:22s.
The other Indian in the fray, Rana, whose personal best timing is 3:56:48s, was even more disappointing as he clocked 4:07:06s en route to his fifth place finish.
The gold medal went to Takayuki Tanii who clocked a personal timing 3:40:19s, while the silver and bronze medal were won by Chilsung Park of Korea (3:49:15s) and China's Zhendong Wang (3:50:52s).

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