Sprinter Srabani meets CM at Secretariat

Bhubaneswar: Odia ‘sprint queen’ Srabani Nanda yesterday met chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the Secretariat after her return to Bhubaneswar from Chennai.

During the meeting, Nanda requested the chief minister to provide her assistance so that she could participate in Rio Olympics in 2016. The ace sprinter had bagged total seven medals in the two recently held events.

Srabani had won two gold medals at the National Inter-State Athletics held in Chennai, and bagged five bronze medals at the Asian Athletics Championship in China and Asian Grand Prix held in Thailand.