5 athletes go to Malaysia
As part of preparation for the upcoming 11th SA Games, five leading athletes left Dhaka yesterday to have improved training at the IAAF-High Performance Training Center in Malaysia.
They are sprinters Najmun Nahar Beauty and Imran Bhuiyan, hurdlers Jesmin Akhter and Afzal Hossain and long jumper Al Amin.
The regional sports extravaganza will be held in Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9 next year.
Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) will bear the expenses of the three-month training programme for the athletes.