Odisha team bags 15 medals in national Masters’ athletics

Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 4:

The Odisha Masters’ Athletic team bagged 15 medals in the 35th All India Master’s Athletic Meet that concluded at Coimbatore on February 27.Athletics

The state team bagged three gold, six silver and six bronze medals in the four-day event.

In the 75+ age group, Belamati Rana won a gold in 5-km walk while Susama Nanda (80+age group) and Swarnaprava Mohanty (50+age group) won gold in 1500-metre run and 200-metre steeple chase events respectively.

The silver medallists were Sujit Mohanty (50+age group) in 400-metre run, Brundaban Sahu (65+ age group) in triple jump and high jump, Debananda Patra (80+ age group) in 5000-metre run, Govinda Padhi (40+ age group) in hammer throw and G Mohan Babu (40+ age group) in 3000-metre steeple chase.

The bronze medallists were Susama Nanda (80+ age group) in 400-metre run, Sujit Mohanty (50+ age group) in 200-metre and 300-metre run, Sundar Mani Barik (50+ age group) in long jump, Balaram Patro (80+ age group) in 1500-metre run and Rajkishore Das (45+ age group).

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