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Sultana Kamal (athlete)

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Native name  সুলতানা কামাল
Spouse  Sheikh Kamal
Nationality  Bangladeshi
Alma mater  University of Dhaka
Relatives  See Sheikh–Wazed family
Died  15 August 1975, Dhanmondi Thana, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sultana Kamal (née Ahmed; died on 15 August 1975), nicknamed Khuki, was a Bangladeshi athlete. She was married to Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. She was killed during the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman family.

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Education and sports

Kamal was a student of the University of Dhaka. She held national records in long jump and 100-metres.

Legacy

In 2011, Bangladesh Women's Sports Association introduced the Sultana Kamal Independence Day Award for the contributors to Bangladesh's women's sports.

Eponyms

  • Sultana Kamal Women's Complex – a sports complex in Dhanmondi, Dhaka
  • Athlete Sultana Kamal Hall – a female student dormitory for Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology under the University of Dhaka
  • Sultana Kamal Gymnasium - a gymnasium for the students of University of Khulna
  • References

    Sultana Kamal (athlete) Wikipedia


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