Assam Athletics Association to Provide Financial Assistance to Hima Das & Amlan Borgohain

GUWAHATI:The Assam Athletics Association (AAA) has announced to provide financial assistance to sprinters Hima Das and Amlan Borgohain.

This was stated by the Vice President of the Sports Authority of Assam and General Secretary of the Assam Olympic Association, Lakhya Konwar said that they will provide Rs 1 lakh to Hima Das and Rs 50 lakh will be given to Amlan Borgohain.

The Assam Olympic Association and Guwahati Sports Association will organize a marathon run on June 23.

It may be mentioned that Hima Das will represent India in the 4×100m relay at the Commonwealth Games.

Earlier, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma gave Rs 5 lakh to athlete Amlan Borgohain to help him for better preparation for the upcoming 2022 Asian Games slated to be held in Hangzhou.

Amlan Borgohain who recently created a new national record in men’s 200 m held at Calicut in Kerala, already cleared the qualifying time for the 2022 Asian Games to be held in September.

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