Laimwn Nazary breaks 25-year-old Junior National Record

11 June 2017
AFI Media
Lucknow: One more old standing record crashed on Sunday at the 15th Federation Cup National Junior Athletics Championships on Sunday as Laimwn Narzary of Assam set a new Junior National Record in the Girls’ High Jump event with a 1.77m effort. At the P.A.C. Athletics Stadium, Laimwn broke Bobby Aloysius’s 1992 record of the 1.75m jump.

Yesterday, Jharkhand’s Priyanka Kerketta broke the 15-year-old National Record to win the Girls’ Long Jump event. The Jharkhand girl produced a best effort of 6.30m to clinch the first position breaking Ruta Patekar’s 6.25m record that came in 2002.

Rubina Yadav and Rekha, both from Haryana, cleared a distance of 1.71m to settle for the second and third position beind Laimwn.

Earlier in the morning session on Sunday, Eknath Turambeker set a new Meet Record in the Boys’ 10000m Race Walk with a time of 43:36.67. Representing Punjab, the 19-year old Eknath eclipsed the existing Meet Record of 43:37.66 that was set in 2012 by Kuldeem. Haryana boy Sunil (43:41.17) and Amanjot Singh of Punjab (44:08.17) secured the second and third positions, respectively.

Amoj Jacob, clinched victory in the Boys’ 400m event with a timing of 48.25. The Delhi athlete won the 800m gold at the Asian Junior Championships last year and recently defeated Rio Olympian Jinson Johnson at the Senior Federation Cup in Patiala. He was followed by Haryana’s Ravinder (48.66) and Gaurav (48.72).

Other Results:
Girls’ 10000m Race Walk:
Sonal Sukhwal (Rajasthan) 53:10.64.
Priyanka Patel (Uttar Pradesh) 53:22.81
Jaspal Kaur (Punjab) 54:11.34

Girls’ 100m Hurdles:
Anurupa Kumari (Jharkhand) 14.07s
Sapna Kumari (Jharkhand) 14.24s
C. Kanimozhi (Tamil Nadu) 14.50s.

Boys’ 100m Hurdles:
Sachin Binu (Kerala) 14.44s.
Alden Noronha (Maharashtra) 14.52s
Amarnath D (Karnataka) 14.53s

Girls’ 400m:
Pooja Delhi 56.25
Tiyasha Samadder West Bengal 56.99
Jaya Sachan Delhi 57.54

Boys’ Decathlon:
Amit (Delhi)
Paramjeet (Delhi)
Abhijeet Singh (Karnataka)

Girls’ 4x100m Relay:
Tamil Nadu

Boys’ 4x100m Relay:
Tamil Nadu

Girls’ Shot Put:
Anamika Das (UP) 14.43m
Kachnar Choudhary (Rajasthan) 14.19m
Sonal Goyal (Delhi) 13.01m

Boys’ Discus Throw:
S. Mithravarun (Tamil Nadu) 55.83m
Vanam Sharma (Rajasthan) 50.37m
Parvesh Kumar (Delhi) 49.26m

Girl’s Pole Vault:
Mariya Jaison 3.50m
Anjaly Francis P 3.10m
Malavika Ramesh (NM)