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Assam sprinter Amlan Borgohain wins gold at National Open Athletics Championships

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Assam’s sprinter Amlan Borgohain on Sunday bagged the Gold medal in the 200M race on the final day of the 60th National Open Athletics Championships.

23-year-old Borgohain clocked a sensational time of 20.75 seconds to win the men’s 200m final.

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The 23-year-old, who has lived in Hyderabad since 2014, was running his first 200m competition at the national level in 20 months.

Borgohain burst out of the blocks and sped ahead of the pack to break the beam in 20.75 seconds.

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It was not only the first time that Borgohain stopped the clock inside 21 seconds but also a new meet record.




Courtesy – nenow.in

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