Odisha’s sprinter Dutee Chand sets a new national record of 11.29 sec in the women’s 100 m race at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships Guwahati. That’s a gold medal winning time in the last Asiad. This makes her qualified to go for Asian Games.
Apart from Dutee, Top Odia gymnast Rakesh Patra is also selected for Jakarta Asian Games 2018.
Odisha heptathlon ace Purnima Hembram captures Gold with a total of 5898 pts in the 58th Natl Inter-State Sr Athletics C’ships at Guwahati. She has also qualified for Asian Games.
Indian junior hockey team led by #Odisha defender Dipsan Tirkey defeats Bangladesh 4-0 in first practice match in Bengaluru.