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Prangya bags silver in South Asian Junior Athletics
Sportslogon Team May 5th 2018


Bhubaneswar : Odia sprinter Prangya Prasanti Sahu in her international debut bagged a silver medal in the women 100 metre hurdles event in 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships at Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday..

The Balasore district girl Prangya was clocked 14.98 seconds to won her first international medal, while her-mate Sapna Kumari bagged the gold with the timing of 14.19s and crewated a new meet record. In the inaugural day Indian contingent grabbed 11 gold, ten silver and three bronze medals to put India on top of the medals tally.

Prangya was secured maiden national silver medal in U-20 women 100 mtr hurdles by clocking 14.60 seconds in the 16th Federation Cup National Junior Athletics Championship held at Coimbatore,

Tamilnadu on April 21. She is the second women hurdler of the State who took part in a international event after Olympian Anurdha Biswal. The 100 metre women hurdles national record is in the name of Biswal with 13.38 seconds. .
This news was added and updated on : May 5th 2018
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