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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik felicitated star Javelin thrower Kishore Jena

Bhubaneswar: 02 SEP 2023: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik felicitated star Javelin thrower Kishore Jena from Odisha with a cash award of ₹50 lakh for reaching finals of the prestigious  WorldAthletics  Championships in Budapest with an outstanding performance.
In a historic first for #WorldAthleticsChampionships, 3 Indian athletes secured their positions in the men’s Javelin final including Jena. He strengthened his position in the javelin world finishing 5th with a personal best of 84.77m.
CM praised Jena’s incredible achievement, congratulated and presented him with the cash award. CM said that Jena’s success is not just his own; it is a source of pride for all of Odisha. His remarkable journey to the finals of the World Athletics Championships serves as an inspiration for youths and a testament to the talent that Odisha possesses.
CM further said that Odisha is committed to supporting and nurturing such talents in the field of sports

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