New Delhi. Indian U20 athletes won five gold and three silver medals at the U20 Eurasian Athletics Championships held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 29-30 May 2019.
U20 national teams from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, India and Tajikistan competed in the two-day athletics meet.
On day one, Gurvinder Singh clocked 10.42s in the boys 100m to claim the gold while Vikrant Panchal with a time of 47.90s in boys 400m finished first. In the girls 400m final, Florence Barla won the gold medal with a time of 54.73s.
On Thursday, the final day of the competition, Sreekiran bagged the boys 800m gold with a time of 1:54.62 while RohitYadav added fifth gold medal to India’s tally finishing on top in the boys Javelin Throw event with a performance of 74.55m.
Indian team comprising Abdul Razak, Priscilla Daniel, Florence Barla, Vikrant Panchal also bagged the 4x400m mixed relay gold with a time of 3:30.58s.
The three silver medals were won by Abdul Razak(boys 400m, 48.80s), Priscilla Daniel (girls 800m, 2:12.43) and SahilSilwal(boys Javelin Throw Silver, 72.36m)