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National Sr Athletics: Odisha return with 2 gold, three bronze

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Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Lucknow, June 8:

Odisha bagged two gold and three bronze medals at the 54th National Inter State Senior Athletic Championship-2014 that concluded here this afternoon. 

Srabani Nanda bagged a bronze medal in the wome’sn 100-metre run with a timing of 11.59 seconds while her team mate Purnima Hembram won a bronze medal in Heptathlon event with 4932 points. 

However, ace sprinter Dutee Chand finished poorly as she came seventh in the 400-metre final while Amiya Kumar Mallick had to skip the 100-metre final due to injury.

Meanwhile, Dutee, the captain of the national junior team, would leave tomorrow for Taipei City in China for the Asian Junior Athletics Championship beginning from June 12.