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Odisha athletes bag 8 medal in Khelo India Games
Sportslogon Team July 9th 2018


Bhubaneswar : A 12-member contingent of Odisha athletes bagged eight medals which included two gold, three silver and three bronze medals in the six-day long Khelo India National Games for intellectual disability , which concluded at Gandhi Nagar, Gujrat on Monday.

Pravat Baral and Trilochan Pradhan both of Puri district were bagged a gold medal each in the badminton singles and 200 metre race for men respectively.

Anupama Behera, Jogendra Chhatria both of Balangir district won silver medal each in the 200 metre women and men events respectively. While the Bocce senior team claimed another silver medal for the State in the mixed category. The bronze medals were received by Trilochan Pradhan Anupama Behera and Dharmendra Samal in the100 metre men, women and 200 mtr men categories respectively.

These athletes with intellectual disability of Odisha were selected for the Khelo National Games on the basis of their performances in the State Games for PwDs conducted by Special Olympics Bharat-Odishsa. .
This news was added and updated on : July 9th 2018
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