Sprinter Jayanti Behera claims three Gold Medals

Published: Mar 27, 2021, 2:53 pm IST

The Samikhsya Bureau

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha’s sprinter Jayanti Behera has bagged the100m, 200m and 400m Gold Medals in the T-47 category at theongoing 19th National Para-Athletics Championship in Bengaluru.

She won the top honour by clocking 59.43 seconds.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has wished Jayanti the best for the future.

The Sports & Youth Services Department has also congratulated Jayanti on her achievement.

“Odisha’s enigmatic sprinter Jayanti Behera clinched a golden treble, winning the 100m, 200m & 400m events in women’s T-47 category at the 19th National Para Athletics Championship in Bengaluru.

She bagged golden treble in Para Athletics Nationals for the 5th time in a row !”, the Department Tweeted.

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