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Jahir breaks 32-year record at Nat’l Athletics

  • Published at 03:02 pm January 25th, 2019
BKSP's Jahir Raihan crosses the finishing line to win the 400m event at the National Athletics in Dhaka Friday

Jahir Raihan took 46.86s to cross the finishing line, surpassing the 32-year record of 47.55s set by Milzar Hossain in Seoul

BKSP’s Jahir Raihan was the star of the National Athletics Championship on the second day at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka Friday as he broke a 32-year national record in the 400m.

Jahir took 46.86s to cross the finishing line, surpassing the 32-year record of 47.55s set by Milzar Hossain in Seoul.

In the men’s 1500m, Bangladesh Army’s Mohammad Al Amin finished first with a timing of 4:1:50s, Bangladesh Navy’s Rafiqul Islam Rabbi bagged silver medal with a timing of 4:4:10s while Border Guard Bangladesh’s Khandakar Kibria ended third with a timing of 4:4:30s. 

In the women’s 1500m, Army’s Mosammat Sumi Akter finished first with a timing of 5:11:90s, Army’s Papia Khatun notched silver with a timing of 5:14:10s while Navy’s Rinki Biswas ended third with a timing of 5:14:40s.

In the men’s 5000m, Army’s Al Amin took home gold with a timing of 15:48:90s, Navy’s Asif Biswas finished second with a timing of 15:56:80s while Ansar’s Mohammad Monirul Islam ended third with a timing of 15:58:90s.

After the second day, Navy lead the standing with 28 medals, including 10 golds, 13 silvers and five bronzes. 

Army are second with 30 medals, including nine golds, eight silvers and 13 bronzes, while Bangladesh Jail are third with four medals, including two golds, one silver and as many bronze. 

Bangladesh Athletics Federation president ASM Ali Kabir will be present today as the chief guest at the same venue during the closing and presentation ceremony. 

A total of 410 athletes from 45 teams are taking in 36 events – 22 men’s and 14 women’s.

Saturday, the men’s 20km walk, men’s pole vault, women’s discus, men’s 400m hurdles, men’s triple jump, men’s and women’s 200m, men’s discus, men’s and women’s 800m, men’s 10,000m and men’s and women’s 400 relay will be held.

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