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Athletes Ranking: Naveen congratulates Odia athletes for topping list

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated Odisha athletes for topping in different categories of the National Athletes Rankings-2017 which was declared by Athletics Federation of India (AFI).

Taking to twitter, the Chief Minister congratulated the athletes for achieving the feat. Besides, he encouraged them to perform well in future and bring more laurels to the state.

As per the AFI rankings, Amiya Kumar Mallick ranked number one in men's 100 metre sprint category while Dutee Chand ranked number one in women's 100 metre sprint category. 

Likewise, Purnima Hembram topped in the women's 100 metre hurdles category. She also secured the second rank in women's heptathlon category.

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