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Purnima, Jauna selected for Commonwealth Games
Sportslogon Team March 10th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Two Odia athletes Purnima Hembram and Jauna Murmu named among the 31-member Indian athletic contingent which was announced by the selection committee of the Athletic Federation of India on Saturday at take part in the Commonwealth Games, which will begins at Gold Coast at Australia from April 15.

In recently concluded Federation Cup Senior Athletics Champions at Patiala on Thursday Purnima bagged gold medal in women heptathlon event with 5815 points. She missed the CWG qualification mark of 5826 points in her event.

However Jauna received a bronze medal in the women 200 metre race with 24.64 seconds. Though she missed the CWG qualification time of 22.60 seconds, but she has been selected to take part in the 4X400 relay event. Both got their names in the national squad on the basis of Federation Cup performance .
This news was added and updated on : March 10th 2018
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