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State Athletic meet: Dutee Chand, Niranjan win 100 metre gold
Sportslogon Team December 28th 2017

Bhubaneswar : Dutee Chand of KIIT University and Niranjan Mohanty of Bargada bagged a gold medal each in the women and men 100 metre event by clocking 11.60 and 10.70 seconds respectively in the inaugural day of the three-day 65th State Athletic Meet at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Thursday.

Jayashree Mukhi Balasore and Anita Mohapatra of Cuttack received the women 100 metre silver and bronze medals with a timing of 14.30 and 14.40 respectively.

Similarly, men’s 100 metre silver and bronze medals claimed by Abhijit Sahu of Paradip Port Trust and Kamakhya Prasad Nayak of Cuttack clocking 11.0 and 11.20 seconds respectively.

International para athlete Jayanti Behera bagged gold medal in the U-20 girls 800 metre event by clocking 2:21.0 seconds.

Altogether 1500 athletes from 34 different units are taking part in the 159 events, which was inaugurated by State Sports and Youth Services Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera. .
This news was added and updated on : December 28th 2017
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