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Army clinch Inter-service Athletics

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19 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Army clinch Inter-service Athletics

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University Vice-Chancellor Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, centre right, is seen with the winners of Inter-services Athletics Championship in the capital on Thursday. — ISPR Photo

Bangladesh Army clinched the title of Inter-services Athletics Championship 2019 amid festive environment at Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital on Thursday.

Bangladesh Navy Sports Control Board supervised the meet while BNS Haji Mohsin organised the tournament.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University Vice-Chancellor Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal was present as the chief guest during the concluding ceremony and distributed prizes among the winners.

Bangladesh Army became the champions of the event with 15 gold medals, 14 silver medals, 9 bronze medals while Bangladesh Navy came second with 6 gold medals, 9 silver medals and 6 bronze medals.

Bangladesh Air Force became third with a gold medal and 6 bronze medals to their name.  Bangladesh Navy jumper Mahfuzur Rahman created new national record during the tournament in high-jump by jumping to 2.12 metres.


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