Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Jauna Murmu, Dutee Chand enters final qualifies for women’s 100m, 400m hurdles final. Dutee Chand enters final of 100m with a timing of 11.43 sec. Odia Sprinter Jauna Murmu qualified for the women’s 400-metre hurdles final in the ongoing Asian Games at Jakarta on Sunday morning. She made it to the final clocking 59.20 seconds in the first heat of the qualifying round.
Jauna was inducted in the Indian athletics team for the Jakarta Asian Games after she broke the national record in Inter-State Athletics Championship in Guwahati on June 26 this year clocking 57.02 seconds which was inside the Asian Games qualifying mark of 57.52 seconds.
Another Indian athlete Anu Raghavan also qualified for the final stage finishing third in Heat no. 2 with a timing of 56.77 seconds.