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Odisha CM felicitates para athlete

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Odhisa Chief Minister today felicitated para athlete Jayanti Behera for winning two medals in the recently concluded World Para Athletics Junior Championships held at Nottiwil,

Patnaik also announced a prize of Rs 12 lakh for Behera.

The 17-year-old won a gold medal in the 400 metres and a silver medal in the 200 metres race.

Behera would be felicitated on August 29 on the occasion of National Sports Day for bringing laurels to the state and the country.

She returned to the state capital yesterday to a rousing welcome.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 17:42 IST