Posted:July 31, 2017 1:59 am
Odisha Main Minister Naveen Patnaik announced funds incentive of Rs 5 lakh each for two sprinters of the state, Dutee Chand and Jauna Murmu just after they skilled for the Earth Athletics Championships commencing August 4 in London.
Patnaik expressed the hope that they would emerge successful in the championship and provide glory for the region, resources in the chief minister’s office environment reported.
Dutee got the confirmation to choose element in the Earth Championships just after the best ribunal of worldwide sporting activities suspended the coverage of Intercontinental Affiliation of Athletics Federation, which experienced barred her from level of competition for one more two months.
The 21-calendar year-old Dutee, who skipped the first entry regular of 11.26 seconds for 100 m dash, got an invite from the IAAF as the concentrate on number of 56 athletes for the women’s 100m function was however to be attained for the August 4-13 Earth Championships in London.
Dutee’s most effective of 11.30 seconds, which she clocked during the Indian Grand Prix in New Delhi on May well 15, has now acquired her a quota entry for the Earth Championships. Her 11.30s timing provides her a existing international ranking of 103.