Two new national records set on 1st day


Published:
2022-01-03 21:34:47 BdST

Update:
2022-01-25 23:39:47 BdST

Published: 2022-01-03 21:34:47 BdST

Sports Live: Two new national records were set on the first day of Shaheed Sheikh Kamal’s 45th National Athletics competition that began from today (Monday) at Bangladesh army stadium in the city.

On the first day of the competition, Imranur Rahman of Bangladesh army set the new national record in the men's 100m event clocking 10.50 seconds (electric) erasing the previous mark of set by late Mahbub Alom. He also emerged as the fastest man in the event

Earlier, State Minister for Social Welfare Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru formally inaugurated the meet as the chief guest in tha afternoon while Bangladesh Olympic Association's secretary general Syed Shahed Reza was present as the special guest.

On the other hand, Umme Hafsa Rumki of Bangladesh Army set the new national mark in the women's high jump event jumping 1.71m after eclipsing the previous record of 1.70m set by Ritu Akter in 2020.

Bangladesh Athletics Federation vice president Farukul Islam presided over the opening ceremony of the competition which is being held marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and golden jubilee of independence.

 

Dhaka, 03 January (campuslive24.com)//AZ


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