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Two Odisha athletes selected for Asian Grand Prix meet


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jun 20 :

Odisha sprinters Srabani Nanda and Amiya Kumar Mallick have been selected in the Indian team to participate in the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix athletic meet beginning at Bangkok in Thailand from June 22.

Srabani Nanda
Srabani Nanda
Amiya Mallick
Amiya Mallick

While Srabani would participate in the individual women’s 100-metre and 4X100 metre relay events, Amiya would take part in the 4X100 men’s relay event.

Apart from Srabani, other members of the Indian’s women’s relay team are, Himashree Roy of West Bengal, Padmini GM and Meghna Sethy of Karnataka and Gayathree G and AC Archana of Tamil Nadu.

The Indian men’s relay team is comprised of Amiya Mallick, Manikanda Arumugam of Tamil Nadu, Joyti Shankar Debnath of Manipur and Krishna Kumar Rana of Maharashtra.

The event would conclude on June 29.

The team will leave from Bangalore to Delhi today from where it will proceed to Bangkok.