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Purnima bags gold in National Jr Athletic meet
Sportslogon Team, May 10th 2012

Bhubaneswar : State’s promising athlete Purnima Hembram rewrites new meet record in the heptathlon event with 4810 points and grabbed the gold medal in the1three-day-long 1th Federation Cup National Junior Athletic Championship-2012, which concluded at Shri Shiv Chhatrapathi Sports Complex, Balewadi, Pune on Thursday.

The old record was in theyear 2006 by Shilpa Sundar of Karnataka with 4567 points. In this event silver medal goes to Adheena PG of Kerla with 4219 points and bronze medal goes to Prajna S Prakash of Karnataka with 4084 points.

Purnima, the Asana village of Mayurbhanj district girls presently was the inmates of Cuttack SAI Training centre presently at National Coaching camp at Patiala. With the gold medal in the concluding day Odisha bagged two gold, two silver, one bronze medal And total of five medals in the meet. A-11 members State team including six girls were participated in the meet. .
This news was added and updated on : May 10th 2012
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