Indian juniors claim five gold medals at Eurasian Athletics Championships

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)