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Odisha State Athletic meet: Samsad, Punga best athlete
Sportslogon Team December 30th 2017

Bhubaneswar : Samsad Ara Begum and Punga Soren both from Cuttack emerged best women and men athlete respectively in the three day 65th State Athletic Meet, which was concluded at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Saturday.

Samsad created New State and Meet Record in 5000 metre event by clocking 18:14.9 seconds and She also rewrite new Meet Record in 10000 mtr Run with a timing of 34:09.7 seconds. She has break the 19 years old state record.

All together 12 new records were created in the meet, where in over 1500 athletes from 34 different units were participated in the 159 events.

Cuttack unit become overall champion with 641 points, while Sundargarh finished runner up with 361 points.

In the individual categories, Cuttack team was bagged the men,women, boys and girls U-20 age group, while Sundargarh was dominated in the boys, girls U-18 and girls U-14 age categories. Koraput become group champion in the boys U-14 and U-16 events, while Mayurbhanj won the girls U-16 group title. .
This news was added and updated on : December 30th 2017
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