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Amlan Borgohain defeats Jamaicans to win the sprint double

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Amlan Borgohain defeats Jamaicans to win the sprint double

Amlan Borgohain Indian Athlete
Amlan Borgohain Indian Athlete

Amlan Borgohain of India won the 100 and 200 metres races at the Flanders Cup athletics competition in Merksem, Belgium, earning a golden double.

Borgohain finished the meet as the quickest man with a time of 10.70s. His 10.25-second 100-meter national record is his.

Victor Hofmans (11.01) of Belgium and Aubrey Allen (10.80) of Jamaica finished second and third, respectively.

In the 200 metres, the 25-year-old Borgohain finished first in 20.96 seconds, beating out Hofman (21.42) and Samuel Rowe of Jamaica (21.88).

Borgohain also possesses the 20.52-second 200-meter national record.

The International Antwerp Athletics Gala is another name for the Category F meet on the World Athletics calendar.

At the Portland Track Festival in the United States, Sanjivani Jadhav finished second in the women’s 10,000-meter race with a time of 32 minutes, 46.88 seconds.

Jyothi Yarraji placed fourth in the 100-meter hurdles event at the ORLEN Janusz Kusocinski Memorial in Chorzow, Poland, with a subpar time of 13.03 seconds.

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