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BHUBANESWAR: Six new data have been created whereas 5 athletes certified for the nationwide championship through the 68th Odisha State Senior Athletics Championship which concluded right here at Kalinga Stadium on Wednesday.
The sixtieth Nationwide Open Athletics Championship 2021 is scheduled to be held in Warangal, Telangana from September 15 to 19.
Greater than 400 athletes participated in 34 observe and discipline occasions on the two-day meet, which was collectively organised by the Sports activities and Youth Providers Division, Authorities of Odisha, KIIT College and Odisha Athletics Affiliation.
The athletes, who certified for the nationals by breaching the qualifying marks set by the Athletics Federation of India, are Swadhin Majhi, Kishore Kumar Jena, Ashok Dandasena, Bignaraj Miridia and Sasmita Tioga.
In males’s excessive leap, Majhi of Cuttack cleared 2.07m to interrupt the earlier report of two.06m set by Sunil Kumar Azad in 1996. Cuttack’s Jena broke his personal state report by throwing javelin to the gap of 76.41m. His earlier greatest was 72.77m set in 2017 in Cuttack.
Dandasena of Odisha Police created a meet report in 1500m clocking 3 minutes 58.7 seconds. The earlier report was 3 minutes 59.3 seconds.
Miridia, who can be from the Odisha Police, certified by setting a meet report in 400m semifinals with the timing of 48.26 seconds bettering the earlier better of 48.31sec. Tioga additionally created a meet report in girls’s 3000m steeplechase clocking 12 minutes and 01.76 seconds. The earlier report was of 12 minutes and 11.8 seconds.
In the meantime, Kiro from Bhubaneswar created a meet report in males’s 400m Hurdles clocking 53.95 sec within the first warmth. The earlier report was of 54.1 seconds.