Kingston, July 22
Ace sprinter Srabani Nanda has change into the primary Indian observe and area athlete to take part in a contest amid the COVID-19 pandemic, working in a meet in Jamaica alongside among the world’s greatest.
The 29-year-old Nanda competed within the 100m race on the Velocity Fest assembly at Jamaica College on Sunday, representing the MVP Track membership. She received warmth two in 11.78 seconds for a third-place end total.
Apart from Nanda, the Velocity Fest additionally had double Olympics dash champion Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce competing.
Reigning Olympic champion Thompson, additionally representing MVP Track Club, was the general winner in 11.19 seconds.
Fraser-Pryce, representing Nike, received the ladies’s 200m in 22.74 seconds.
Former 100m world champion Yohan Blake received the lads’s 200m in 20.62 seconds.
The Velocity Fest was Jamaica’s first track-and-field occasion since March.
Nanda has a private better of 11.45s in 100m and 23.07s in 200m. She took half within the 2016 Olympics and completed sixth in her warmth.
She was a part of the bronze profitable 4x100m relay quartet within the 2017 Asian Championships. She had additionally received a 200m gold and a 100m silver within the 2016 South Asian Games. PTI