Srabani runs in Jamaica meet, first Indian to take part in competitors amid pandemic


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



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