After sprinter Dutee Chand on Saturday booked a Rio Games berth at the 26th G Kosanov Memorial Meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan, two more Indian athletes Ankit Sharma and Srabani Nanda hopped onboard.
Sharma, a national record holder, qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympics in men's long jump after meeting the qualification mark with a jump of 8.17 metres.
Long jumper Ankit Sharma qualifies for #RioOlympics 2016, in Kazakhstan— ANI (@ANI_news) June 26, 2016
Sprinter Nanda is also set for the Olympics by clocking a timing of 23.02 seconds, and becoming India's 103rd athlete for the Rio games.
Sprinter Srabani Nanda from Odisha qualifies for Rio Olympics in Women's 200 metre event— ANI (@ANI_news) June 26, 2016
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