City’s budding athlete Om Itkelwar has created the history by clinching a bronze medal in 100 m event in the 35th Junior National Athletics Championship at Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.
After former international athlete, Rajiv Balkrishnan Om became the second athlete from the city has who won the medal in 100 m race.
A member of Navmaharashtra Krida Mandal and student of Pt. Baccharaj Vyas Vidyalaya, Om clocked 11.85 seconds and secured first place.
Telangana’s Goutam Aluri clinched gold medal with a timing 11.62 seconds whereas Jharkhand’s Deepak Toppo clocked 11.63 seconds to finish runners-up.
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