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National Junior Athletics ends with supremacy of Jashore DSA

The two- day Bangabandhu 36th National Junior Athletics Championship 2020 concluded on Saturday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) here, with the supremacy of Jashore DSA apparent.

President of Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF) ASM Ali Kabir declared the meet closed as the chief guest through a audio conference Saturday evening.

Jashore DSA emerged champions securing seven gold, one silver and four bronze medals.

Manikgang DSA finished runners up with five gold medals while Narail DSA became 3rd collecting four gold, eight silver and six bronzes.

Bibi Hazera of Noakhali DSA made the lone record in the two-day meet on Saturday in the Women’s discuss throw covering a distance of 28.96 meters to improve the event’s previous record of 28.34 meters, made by Ayesha Akhter of BKSP in 2007.

Some 492 boys and girls from 48 teams took part in 40 events of four age groups–U-17 and U -19–for both the boys and girls, following the health guidelines due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Source: United News of Bangladesh