The 68th Odisha State Athletics Meet 2022 saw seven new meet records being made in the last three days, and one being a state record.
On the penultimate day of the event, one new record was created by Sabita Toppo of Bhubaneswar in Girls-18 100 mtr hurdles, by clocking 14.8 sec. The old record was 15.1 sec.
Earlier, Ashok Dandsena of Odisha Police created a new state record in 5000 mtr by clocking a time of 14min:49.4sec. The old record was 15min:05.2 sec in the name of TK Tirkey, which was created in the year 1980.
A new meet record was created by Omkar Prasad Nanda (boys U-16) in shot put event with a throw of 16.94 mtr. The old record was 14.16 mtr.
The state athletics meet is being held from April 8 to April 11 at KIIT and KISS Athletics stadium in Bhubaneswar.