Thursday, 6 October, 2022
E-paper

Ritu sets new nat’l record in high jump

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 13 August, 2022 12:00 AM
  • Print news
Ritu sets new nat’l record in high jump

Bangladesh’s Ritu Akhtar set a national record in the women’s high jump event in the ongoing fifth Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkiye.

Ritu finished seventh in the games with a jump of 1.73 metres while Umme Hafsa Rumki finished in ninth position with a jump of 1.70 metres.

In the gymnastics event, gymnast Abu Saeed Rafi finished 14th out of 28 participants in the individual all-around event.

Shishir Ahmed could not take part in all floor exercise event due to his leg injury but he participated in the rings competition for the team championship and finished in sixth position.