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Ajeet, Laxmi win SBI Green Marathon
Sportslogon Team February 3rd 2019

Bhubaneswar : Country’s largest bank State Bank of India on Sunday launched its second edition of annual flagship programme ‘SBI Green Marathon’ to promote sustainability here at Kalinga Stadium. Ajeet Singh and Laxmi Laxmi bagged the 21 Km men and women categories by clocking 01:12;35 and 01:38;31 respectively.

SBI CGM Bhubaneswar circle Praveena Kala, GM Devi Shankar Mishra, GM Goutam Bhattacharya, and SBI General Insurance Company Md cum CEO Pushan Mahapatra flagged off the event that witnessed more than 3000 enthusiastic runners took part in the 21, 10 and 5 Km marathon. While Hockey Olympians William Xalxo, Prabodh Tirkey, athlete Anuradha Biswal and former Indian women’s football team captain Sradhanjali Samantaray were graced the event.

Senior officials of the bank also contributed to the “Run for Green” theme and ran the marathon along with other participants. All the runners were given organic t-shirts to promote clean and green city and their bibs consisted of seeds for tree plantation post marathon.

SBI in the next one month is also rolling out its green marathon in Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Patna, Kolkata and Jaipur with nine marathon events got concluded in New Delhi Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Trivandrum, Guwahati, Bhopal and Chennai in the last four months.

Results: 21 Km Men Open:Ajeet Singh (01;12;35) , Debi Prasad Tarai (1:20;55), Bishuncharan Kanhar (1:31;43), Veteran Open; Ranjit Mahanta (01:12;35), Bikhayat Deuri (01:30;37),Danial Digal (01:30;54), Women open: Laxmi Laxmi (01:38;31), Samsad Ara Begum (01:48;03), Bijoy Barman (01;58;34).

10 Km Men Open: Ashok Dandasena (00:32;56), Mukund Banra (00:32;59), Kailesh Kumbhar (00:33;36), Men Veteran: Murthy R K (00:39;09), Tarun Kumar Sharma (00:43;30), anil Mahata (00:44;29), Women open: Kasturi Rao (00:54;33), Dipti Das (01:03;00), Anita Rai (01:13;34), Women Veteran: Madhvi Garg (00:46;48), Babita Debadarshini (01: 09;03), Poonam Gunwant (01:16;08). .
This news was added and updated on : February 3rd 2019
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