Three athletes from KIIT university selected for Tokyo Olympic

Bhubaneswar, Jul 5 (Agency) Three athletes- sprinter– Dutee Chand, fencer C. A. Bhavani Devi, Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh and a sports medicine doctor Dr Sudeep Satpathy all from KIIT University here have been selected for the forthcoming Olympic Games. KIIT is the only university in India to send three athletes and one official (doctor) to the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to start from July 23 next, its founder and Lok Sabha member Achyuta Samanta said.

Interacting with the journalists at a national virtual press meet in Bhubaneswar on Sunday, Dr Samanta said, KIIT and KISS have been able to achieve such unique distinction as they have been promoting sports and games in a big way among the students since their inception.