Golden Night For Odisha In National Junior Athletics

Guwahati: Odisha athletes struck it rich at the 37th National Junior Athletics Championships here on Saturday evening.

Following Dhanmati Xess’ triumph on Friday, Odisha athletes added three more gold medals to their tally on Day 2.

Omkar Prasad Nanda topped the boys’ U-16 shot put event with an effort of 18.34 metres.

Then came a couple of sprint gold medals.

Lalu Bhoi left the remaining runners in his wake to win the U-20 men’s 100m race. Jayram D followed suit, emerging winner in U-18 men’s 100m.

All three winners are products of Odisha Reliance Foundation Athletic High Performance Centre.

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