Country’s fastest man Imranur Rahman and fastest woman Shirin Akter will represent Bangladesh in the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship to be held in the Kazakhstan capital Astana from February 10-12.
Shirin Akhter will fly for Astana Tuesday morning from Dhaka while Imranur, now in London, will join Shirin in Kazakhstan.
Both the Bangladeshi athletes will compete in the men’s and women’s 60-meter sprints, scheduled for February 10.
General Secretary of Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF) Advocate Abdur Rakib Montu and Federation Treasurer Jamal Hossain will also accompany the team as team leader and team official respectively, reports UNB.
Ahead of her first Asian Indoor meet, Shirin Akhter trained under her University (Jessore University of Science and Technology) athletics coach and former national athlete Abdullalh Hel Kafi.