Harmilan Kaur Sets National Record In 1500m National Open Athletics

Harmilan Kaur Bains from Punjab broke Sunita Rani's long-standing national record in the 1,500 meters.
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Updated: Sep 21, 2021 05:21:01 pm

21 September 2021 Current Affairs:Harmilan Kaur Bains from Punjab broke Sunita Rani's long-standing national record in the 1,500 meters.

Highlights:
♦ The 60th National Open Athletics Championships' happened on 19 September at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Hanamkonda in Telangana.
♦ Harmilan Kaur ran 1,500 meters in 4:05.39 seconds and won the Gold Medal.
♦ Harmilan, undefeated in eight national-level 1,500 meters races since 2020, January. 
♦ Naresh Kumar from Andhra Pradesh and Delhi's Tarandeep Kaur took the honors as the fastest male and female athlete by winning the 100 meters dash.
 
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