Harmilan Kaur Bains sets new record in 1500m race at national level

Harmilan Kaur Bains sets new record in 1500m race at national level

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Category : Sports Published on: September 21 2021

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·         Harmilan Kaur Bains of Punjab created a new national record in the women's 1500m race with a timing of 4:05.39 at the 60th National Open Athletics Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Hanamkonda, Telangana.

·         With this feat, the 23-year-old has broken the 19-year-old record set by Sunita Rani in 1500 meters at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan with a timing of 4:06.03.

 

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About National Open Athletics Championships

v  The Indian National Open Athletics Championships is an annual outdoor track and field competition organized by the Athletics Federation of India, which serves as the national championship for the sport in India.

v  First Held: 1961

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