Indian Grand Prix 3 and 4 can be held in Bhubaneswar on Might 21 and 24 respectively, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has stated in a press release on Sunday.
“The Grand Prix Meets have been shifted from Madurai in Tamil Nadu to the Odisha capital to supply higher amenities to the athletes. These Athletics meets have particular significance because the athletes can obtain the qualification normal for the World Athletics, Commonwealth Video games and the postponed Asian Video games,” it stated.
There can be a complete of 17 occasions in each the meets which incorporates 9 for ladies and eight for males. The meets can be held within the night on each days, AFI stated in a launch.
The Authorities of Odisha together with Athletics Federation of India and Odisha Athletics Affiliation will conduct the occasion.
Occasions for ladies contributors embody dash in 200m, 8,000m, 5,000m classes, 100m hurdles, excessive soar, triple soar, shot put, discus and hammer throw whereas males can take part in 100 m, 400 m, 1,500m sprints, pole vault, lengthy soar, discus and javelin throw occasions.