Rio Olympics 2016: Long Jumper Ankit Sharma, Sprinter Srabani Nanda Qualify

26/06/2016 2:36 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:27 AM IST
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India's Ankit Sharma competes in a Men's Long Jump qualification during the Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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.

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.

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