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More records fell on the fourth day of the National Juniors 2017

19-Nov-2017 20:23

More records fell on the fourth day of the National Juniors 2017

19 November 2017, Vijayawada (AP): Six more national records fell while three new meet records were created on the fourth day of the Coromandel-33rd National Junior Athletics Championships here at the Acharya Nagarjuna University athletics ground in Vijayawada (AP) on Sunday, 19 November 2017.

In boys' U16 shot put, Adish Ghildiyal of Uttarakhand broke the previous national record of 17.91m set by Dipendar Dabas (2015) with his performance of 18.05m to clinch the gold. Rudra Narayan Pandey (UP, 17.44m) and Dhanveer Singh (AFI-Punjab, 16.91m) settled for the silver and bronze medals, respectively. 

In girls' U18 3000m race, Seema of Himachal Pradesh created a new national record by clocking 09:50.54 and broke her own previous record of 09:56.25 set by her at Hyderabad this year. In the same event Savita Pal of Assam also crossed the previous meet record of 10:02.58 when she completed the race with a silver medal winning time of 10:00.89. Punam Sonune (Maharashtra, 10:06.81) finished third.

Prashant Singh Kanhiya of Haryana also broke the previous national record of 4.72m by his impressive 4.75m pole vault jump in the boys’ U18 category. Rakesh Gond (Maharashtra) bettered the old meet record of 4.70m to win a silver medal while Dharmendra Gupta ((UP, 4.40m) bagged a bronze medal. 

In boys’ U14 high jump, Vijay Malik of Haryana cleared a height of 1.93m and broke Ravi Kumar’s 1.92m high national record created in 2015. Manish (Goa, 1.83m) won the silver while Sandeep Kumar (UP, 1.79m) clinched the bronze medal of the event.

A national record also fell in the boys’ U16 200m semi-final heats. Delhi sprinter Nisar Ahmed clocked 22.03s in the first of the two semi-final heats while Haryana’s Kapil finished first in the second heat with the timing of 22.02s. Both sprinters bettered the national record of 22.11s created by Chandan Bauri of West Bengal in 2013.

In 1000m sprint medley relay for boys’ U16, team Haryana clocked 1:56.95 to break the previous national record of Tamil Nadu (1:57.09) and won the gold medal. Uttrakhand (1:59.04) and Telangana (1:59.49) settled for the silver and bronze medals, respectively.

Meanwhile,  in girls' U20 high jump, Rekha of Haryana setup a new meet record of 1.74m to clinch gold while in girls' U20 shot put, Kiran from UP bettered previous meet record of 13.93m with her 14.54m effort. Shreeshankar from Kerala also made a new meet record in boys' U20 long jump with his effort of 7.72m bettering Ankit Sharma’s previous record of 7.57m. 

Earlier on Saturday, in boys’ U18 decathlon event, Haryana’s Anuj Sangwan finished with 6618 points to grab the gold medal with a new national record. Mohit (Haryana, 6227pts) won silver medal while Gokul KR (Kerala, 6134pts) secured a bronze medal.

Results of all the finals today:

Youth Girls’ U18 3000m Race: 1 Seema (Himachal Pradesh) 9:50.54, 2. Savita Pal (Assam) 10:00.89  3. Punam Sonune (Maharashtra) 10:06.81;

Youth Girls’ U18 Discus Throw: 1. Asha Rani (Haryana) 42.39m 2. Sunita Devi (AFI-Punjab) 41.95 3. M.Karuniya (Tamil Nadu) 41.00m;

Youth Boys’ U18 Pole Vault: 1. Parshant Singh Kanhiya (Haryana) 4.75m 2. Rakesh Gond (Maharashtra) 4.70m 3. Dharmendra Gupta (Uttar Pradesh) 4.40m;

Boys U16 Shot Put: 1. Adish Ghildiyal (Uttarkhand) 18.05m 2. Rudra Narayan Pandey (Uttar Pradesh) 17.44m 3. Dhanveer Singh (AFI-Punjab) 16.91m;

Youth Girls U18 Triple Jump: 1. Lizbeth Karoline Joseph (Kerala) 12.35m 2. Simran Kaur(AFI-Punjab) 11.88m 3. Deepanshi Singh (Uttar Pradesh) 11.82m;

Boys U16 Discus Throw: 1. Vaibhav Choudhary (Uttar Pradesh) 48.73m 2. Manish Jogi (AFI) 47.46m 3. Niket (Haryana) 46.84m;

Junior Boys U20 Pole Vault: 1. Jessan K G (Kerala) 4.70m 2. P.Gowtham (Tamil Nadu) 4.50m 3. Dharmendra Kumar (Uttar Pradesh) 4.40m;

Junior Girls U20 High Jump: 1. Rekha (Haryana) 1.74m 2. Laimwn Narzary (Assam) 1.74m 3. Abinaya Shetty (Karnataka) 1.70m;

Junior Girls U20 Shot Put:  1. Kiran Baliyan (Uttar Pradesh) 14.54m 2. Sonal Goyal (Delhi) 13.72m 3. Nelsa Saji (Kerala) 12.34m;

Youth Boys U18 400m Hurdles: 1. Anandhu Vijayan (Kerala) 53.33 2. Utekar Dhaval (Gujarat) 53.90 3. F.Mohamed Nizar (Tamil Nadu) 53.98;

Junior Girls U20 400m Hurdles: 1. Sayana P O (Kerala)  1.01.13  2. Abigail Arokianathan (Kerala) 1.02.49 3. J.Dhivya (Tamil Nadu)  1.03.10;

Youth Girls U18 400m Hurdles: 1. Vishnupriya J (Kerala) 1.02.47 2. Nibka K M (Kerala) 1.06.36 3. Vaishnavi Yadhav (Maharashtra) 1.06.75;

Junior Boys U20 Hammer Throw: 1. Miraj Ali (Uttar Pradesh) 63.67m 2. Baldeep Singh (AFI-Punjab) 59.29 3.Anand (Uttar Pradesh) 58.59;

Junior Boys U20 Long Jump: 1. Sreeshankar M (Kerala) 7.72m 2. Muhammad Salih K K 7.56m 3. T. Chinnadevan (Tamil Nadu) 7.37m;

Junior Girls U20 Discus Throw: 1. Seema (Haryana) 45.34m 2. Arpandeep Kaur Bajwa (AFI-Punjab) 42.58m 3. Nishiganda More (Maharashtra) 41.22m;

Boys U16 1000m Sprint Medley Relay: 1. Haryana 1.56.95, 2. Uttarakhand 1.59.94, 3. Telangana 1.59.49;

Girls U16 1000m Sprint Medley Relay: 1. Kerala K 2.17.64, 2. Tamil Nadu 2.19.86, 3. Telangana 2.20.75;

Girls’ U20 Heptathlon: 1. Madhu (Haryana) 4303pts, 2. Athira Mohan (Kerala) 4209pts, 3. Shivangi Rawat (Delhi) 4049pts.

Junior Girls U20 4x100m Relay: 1. Kerala 47.72, 2. Tamil Nadu 48.20, 3. Haryana 48.56;

Junior Boys U20 4x100m Relay: 1. Kerala 41.55, 2. Tamil Nadu, 42.44 3. Andhra Pradesh 42.94;

Youth Boys U18 1000m Sprint Relay: 1. Karnataka 1.55.21, 2. Telangana 1.55.32, 3. Kerala 1.55.36;

Youth Girls U18 100m Sprint Relay: 1. Tamil Nadu 2.13.75,   2. Haryana 2.15.96,   3. Kerala 2.16.10;

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