As a speed bowler, Ritu Akter might have utilized her tallness, separated bob from the pitch and stir her way up to the public group, yet she needed to leave the game because of an absence of help from her family. The eleventh grade understudy anyway didn't leave sport through and through and made a major sprinkle in another control with a record in the high hop occasion of the Bangabandhu 44th National Athletics Championships at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.
Ritu, from Bangladesh Army, freed 1.7 meters to obscure the past record from 1.68 meters set by previous footballer Umme Hafsa Rumki in 2019.
"Prior to the titles, I had cleared the public high bounce threefold in preparing and [coach] Mehedi Hasan sir prodded me on to convey that into the public meet. My objective was to win the gold alongside a public record. I just rehashed it [training] in the titles. With my tallness, I trust I can clear more than I did today," said the five-feet-nine-inches tall stature Ritu, who had won gold in the high bounce in 2018 junior titles and won a bronze decoration in the Summer Athletics Championships in 2019.
"I was stressed over Umme Hafsa Rumki, however I was sure that I could defeat her after what I did in preparing," said Ritu.
"I began playing cricket in Gaibandha prior to being chosen for Mirpur Boys Club [in the First Division Women’s Cricket League] for a very long time in 2016 and 2017 and progressing nicely however I was not getting support from my family since I needed to avoid them. Afterward, I figured I could improve in games due to my tallness. I likewise took an interest in the high seize school level and won a gold award. At some point, I went to the Bangabandhu Stadium here to watch the lesser games and afterward chose to partake in games and I won the gold award in my initially meet," said Ritu.
Then, Mohammad Ismail and Shirin Akter guarded their crowns in their separate 100m runs. Ismail timed 10.55 seconds to win his third progressive gold in public sports titles while Shirin arrived at new statures to win her eleventh successive gold decoration in ladies' 100m run. She required 11.8 seconds to contact the line.
"I needed to confront a ton of hindrances during the pandemic and I am truly glad to hold the title of quickest man. I am currently anticipating bettering my time in the forthcoming Bangladesh Games," said Ismail who made a public record in 100m run in January 2019 with a planning of 10.2 seconds (hand-timing) prior to holding the gold in next the public titles in Chattogram by timing 10.4 seconds.