Sundargarh girl wins silver in Jr Athletic meet


    OST Sports Bureau

    Bhubaneswar, Sep 25:

    Rajeswari Bhoi of Sundargarh won a silver medal in the Girls’ 18 heptathlon event in the 25th National Inter Zonal Junior Athletic Championship, which concluded at Kochi in Kerala on Tuesday with a tally of 4366 points.

    Rajeswari won her second individual medal in this meet. On Monday, she had won a bronze medal in 100 metre hurdles.

    Other Odisha athletes, including Latika Basara, finished seventh in the Girls’18 age group in 200-metre race while in the Boys’ 18 age group, Tapan Kumar Behera stood fifth in the 200-metre race.

    In the Girls 18 age group, Latika, Rajeswari, Sekunta Kullu and Susama Toppo secured fifth position in the medley relay race.