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David, Desna bag 100M crowns

Bangalore, Nov 21, 2012, DHNS :

David Biju of Clarence High School and Desna Shroff of Vidyashilp Academy claimed the Senior boys’ and girls’ 100M titles respectively in the athletics event of the 2nd Herbalife Bangalore Schools Games at the Sree Kanteerava stadium on Wednesday.

David clocked 11.6 seconds to emerge the fastest athlete of the meet and pocket the gold. Ryan International School’s Lochan, who was 0.2 seconds behind Biju, took home the silver in 11.8. Lochan’s school-mate Devanshu had to be content with the bronze, clocking 12.0 seconds.

Fifteen-year-old Biju was thrilled after winning the title which eluded him in the inaugural edition in 2010. “It’s an awesome feeling to win. I was very determined this time as I had a false start and was disqualified when I participated the first time,’’ the 10th standard student added.


In the girls’ 100M final, Desna Shroff powered home to clinch the gold with a timing of 13.1 seconds. Kavya Jacob of Bangalore Schools Sports Foundation (BSSF) grabbed the silver in 13.4 while Brigade School’s Gargi Shivaram won the bronze at 13.5.

Results (all finals): Athletics: Boys: Senior: 100M: David Biju (Clarence HS) 11.6 seconds, 1; Lochan (Ryan International) 11.8, 2; Devanshu (Ryan) 12.0, 3.

400M: Nishanth (Christ School) 56.9 seconds, 1; Advait Rajguru (DPS-East) 57.1, 2; Hemant Sharma (Good Shepherd) 57.7, 3.

1500M: Advait Rajguru (DPS-East) 5:01.8, 1; H Krishna (Ryan International) 5:15.2, 2; Raj Prabhu (DPS-East) 5:20.6, 3.

4x100M relay: Delhi Public School (DPS)-East, 2:13.21, 1; Mount Sanoria, 1:56.4, 2; Silicon City, 1:56.9, 3.

Junior: 100M: Arnold (Kensri) 12.4 seconds, 1; Karthik (St John’s HS), 12.6, 2; Kiran (St John’s HS) 13.1, 3.

Shot put: Pavan Bhat (DPS-East) 8.18 metres, 1; Adityanathan (Carmel School, Padmanabhanagar) 7.93, 2; Gideon John (Rayan Kundus), 7.69, 3.

4x200M relay: DPS-East, 2:13.21, 1; Mount Sanoria, 1:56.4, 2; Silicon City, 1:56.9, 3.
Girls: Senior: 100M: Desna Shroff (Vidyashilp Academy) 13.1 seconds, 1; Kavya Jacob (BSSF), 13.4, 2; Gargi Shivaram (Brigade School) 13.5, 3.

400M: Lopamudra (Bishop Cotton Girls School) 1:06.1, 1; Vaishali Somaiah (Clarence HS) 1:06.4, 2; Divya Sharma (Baldwin Girls High School) 1:08.4, 3.

1500M: PP Harshini (Baldwin Girls High School) 6:43.5, 1; Mamatha N(Mount Sanoria) 7:00, 2; Riyana Rasheed (DPS-North) 7:19.1, 3.

High jump: PK Tejaswi (Baldwin Girls HS) 1.38 metres, 1; B Aishwarya (Bishop Cottons) 1.36, 2; PP Harshini (Baldwin Girls) 1.30, 3.

4x100M relay: Baldwin Girls HS, 57.5 seconds, 1; Royale Concorde, 1:01.08, 2; Ryan International, 1:03.58, 3.

Junior: 100M: Toommy Vyshnavi (Baldwin Girls HS) 13.0 seconds, 1; Vanessa (DPS-East), 13.7, 2; Aashna (Greenwood) 14, 3.

400M: Sejalrathi (DPS-East) 1:11.6, 1; Reshma (Baldwin Girls HS) 1:12.5, 2; Krithika (Royal Concorde) 1:14.3, 3.

Shot put: Anisha (DPS-East) 7.25 metres, 1; Gagana (Little Flower Public School) 6.96, 2; Chaitanya (Carmel School) 6.80, 3.

4x200M relay: DPS-East, 2:13.2, 1; Royal Concorde, 2:16, 2; DPS-North, 2:19.9, 3.   
Football: Boys: Greenwood: 3 bt Vibgyor: 0. Girls: Greenwood: 4 bt DPS-North: 2 (via tie-breaker). FT: 0-0.

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