Tribal athlete shines at national level

15-year-old Anjana Thamke from a tribal hamlet has come out with flying colours winning three gold medals at an event held in Punjab recently.

The athlete who hails from Ganeshgaon pada in the district was yesterday felicitated by Lok sabha MP Sameer Bhujbal.

Anjana while participating in national-level school tournament at Etava in Utter Pradesh broke her own record by completing the 400-metre run in 54.5 seconds and 2.5 minutes in 800-metre run, a release said.

She won three gold medals at an event held recently at Ludhiana in Punjab, the release said.

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