Jharkhand scores zero as 53rd National Open Athletics Championships conclude

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Jharkhand failed to bag a single medal in the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships that concluded today at the State capital’s Mega Sports Complex, Hotwar.

In the 34th National Games held in Ranchi in 2011,Jharkhand had secured 96 medals.Incidentally,many medal winners who were ‘hired’ by different sports bodies,were non resident Jharkhandis.

This time only resident Jharkhandis participated in the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships.Sadly,none of them could bag a medal.

In all,1055 athletes and 155 technical officials from 31 sports units of India took part in the mega event.Flying lady PT Usha had come to witness the event.

Pic shows Sudha Singh in action at 3rd National Open Athletics Championships at Hotwar sports complex in Ranchi.

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