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Odisha Athlete Dutee Chand will vie for gold in the 100-metre sprint final

Patiala: 18/3/19:Ace woman athlete from Odisha Dutee Chand will vie for gold in the 100-metre sprint final on the fourth and final day of the 23rd Federation Cup National Senior Athletic Championship at Patiala on Monday.

Dutee had stormed into the final with a timing of 11.48 seconds on Sunday.

Prior to this event, the ace sprinter had won a gold medal in the 200-metre sprint on March 16.

On the other hand, Amiya Kumar Mallick of Odisha failed to qualify for the men’s 100-metre sprint final event. Mallick clocked 11.18 seconds in the semi-final event on Sunday.

The closing ceremony of the event, organised by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI), will be held this evening

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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