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Odisha bag 3 medals in the National Youth Athletics meet
Sportslogon Team July 23rd 2018


Bhubaneswar : Odisha’s athletics team bagged three medals which included a gold, silver and bronze medal in the three day 15th National Youth Athletics Championship-2018, which concluded at Manjalpur Sports Complex at Vadadora in Gujarat on Monday.

In the final day, Jyoshna Sabar secured bronze medal in 400 mtr hurdles. She has clocked1 mint 05. 82 sec. While the gold and silver medals won by Vishnu Priya of Kerala and Prajna K of Karnataka with a timings of 1mint 02.52 sec with new meet record and 1 mint 05.08 sec respectively.

Women Medley Relay team finished 6th position and Sukhi Baskey finished poorly 8th position in 200 mtr .

Earlier Odia sprinter Punga Soren bagged gold medal in the 110 metre hurdles by clocking 14.28 seconds. The silver and bronze medal went to Aditya Prakash of Jharkhand and Suryajith R K of Kerala with a timings of14.32 and 14.49 sec respectively.

Second medal for state secured by Manisha Merel, bronze medal in girls U-18 Long Jump with the performance of 5.38 mtr. Where as the gold and silver medals were secured by Sandra Babu of Kerala and Ambrika Narzary of Assam with performance of 5.62 mtr and 5.56 mtr respectively. .
This news was added and updated on : July 23rd 2018
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