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Harshith bags high jump gold with meet record

Mysore, October 16, 2012

On-song Sumaya sets new meet mark in women’s 200, Reena settles for silver

Bangalore’s Hars­hith S shattered the men’s high jump meet record in the athletics competition on the penultimate day of the Dasara Games here on Tuesday.

Harshith cleared 2.06 metres to claim the gold and go past the previous best mark set by his team-mate Chethan B (2.04).

Incidentally, Chethan claimed silver with a leap of 2.00 metres while Vinay Kumar B of Mysore bagged the bronze with an effort of 1.75.


Bebi Sumaya, who was in fine fettle on the opening day of the meet, was once again at her best as she set a meet mark in the women’s 200 metres, clocking 24.60. The Mysore lass bettered City-mate Reena George’s mark of 24.7. Reena equalled her own previous best in the championship to grab the silver and Bangalore’s Padmini MG pocketed the bronze in 25.90.

Results: Athletics: Men: 200M: Sonith Mendon (Mys) 22.12 seconds, 1; Bopanna GN (Bangalore Urban) 22.48, 2; Arun Kumar V (Blr Rural) 22.62, 3.

1500M: Shivanand SH (Blr Rural) 4:13.91, 1; Rahul B (Blr Urban) 4:14.26, 2; Ifthakar Ahammad (Blr Urban) 4:15.56, 3.

110M hurdles: Sumanth MK (Blr Rural) 15.20 metres, 1; Mahendra Rao J (Mys) 15.30, 2; Samarth S (Mys) 15.50, 3.

High jump: Harshith S (Blr Urban) 2.06 metres, NMR (Old: Chethan B, 2.04) 1; Chethan B (Blr, Urban) 2.00, 2; Vinay Kumar B (Mys) 1.75, 3.

Discus throw: Sharath Raj R (Mys) 42.48 metres, 1; Nandish MR (Mys) 40.04, 2; Sikandar H (Bel) 37.08, 3.

Women: 200M: Bebi Sumaya (Mys) 24.60 seconds, NMR (Old: Reena George, 24.7) 1; Reena George (Mys) 24.70 2 (EMR); Padmini MG (Blr Urban) 25.90, 3.

1500M: Shruthi KC (Blr Urban) 4:45.25, 1; Shraddha Rani SD (Mys) 4:48.52, 2; Thippavva Sannakki (Mys) 4:51.00, 3.

100M hurdles: Meghana Shetty (Blr Urban) 14.40 seconds, 1; Pragna S Prakash (Blr Urban) 14.90, 2; Priyanka SG (Mys) 15.60, 3.

High jump: Prajna S Prakash (Blr Urban) 1.52 metres, 1; Pavithra (Mys) 1.50, 2; Bimbith KV (Blr Urban) 1.45, 3.

Discus throw: Nivedita P Savant (Bel) 35.28 metres, 1; Sushma S (Mys) 34.77, 2; Kavya K (Blr Rural) 32.65, 3.

Bodybuilding: 55kg: Tuosie Mujawar (Bgm) 1; Raj Kumar Hegde (Bgm) 2; Balakrishna S (Blr) 3.

60kg: Stany Anthony (Blr) 1; Umesh Gangani (Bgm) 2; Sandesh KM (Mys) 3.

65kg: Ramesh KR (Man) 1; Jeelani (Dvg) 2; Pratap Kalkundrikar (Bgm) 3.

70kg: Vijay Gowda (Bgm) 1; Prathap Bedasur (Dar) 2; Atish Pawashe (Bgm) 3.

75kg: Kishor Chougule (Bgm) 1; Prakash Poojari (Dar) 2; Sandeep Kumar S (Blr) 3.

80kg: Ananth Patil (Hub) 1; Hemanth Kumar (Mys) 2; Ramiyo Danthi (Udu) 3.

80+kg: Sathyanarayana RT (Dvg) 1; Manoj Kumar M (Blr) 2; Krishna R Chikkatumbal (Dar) 3.

Weightlifting: Men: 77kg: Ganesh Sai (Snatch: 95; Clean & Jerk: 140: Total: 235) 1; Naveed (97.5+135, 232.5; Alvas Moodbidri) 2; Harsha DR (100+130, 230; St Philomina Puttur) 3.

85kg: Jayakumar (97.5+122.5, 220; Mys) 1; Suresh V (92.5+120, 212.5; Alvas Moodbidri) 2; Vinod L (85+110, 195; St Philomina) 3.

94kg: Shalim Raj (97.50+115, 222.5; Mys) 1; Paran Jyothi BR (80+97.5, 177.5; Mys) 2; Raghavendra R Raikar (77.50+97.50, 175; Davangere Club) 3.

105kg: Ashwath (80+115, 195, St Philomina) 1; Soujan Kumar (85+110, 195; Alvas Moodbidri) 2; Harish SR (60+70, 130, National Institute of Engg) 3.

105+kg: Jayaprasad Rai (85+115, 200, St Philomina) 1; G Arun Kishore (85+105, 190, Mys) 2; Sagar KC (55+60, 115, NIE) 3.

Badminton: Men: Bangalore Rural, 1; Mysore, 2; Belgaum, 3. Women: Mysore, 1; Bangalore Urban, 2; Gulbarga, 3.

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