TN colts set the track ablaze

TN colts set the track ablaze

The other two records went to Karnataka athletes.

Besides the gold medals, Tamil Nadu won nine silver and 12 bronze.

Hosts Kerala were in the second slot with 27 medals (9 gold, 9 silver,9 bronze) and Karnataka at third spot with 17 medals (4-7-6).

In the Under-14 girls section in High Jump, Karnataka’s Srishti Sunil cleared 1.52M erasing the existing record of 1.50M set by Kerala’s P Merlin in 2008.

In the Under-16 girls category in Javelin throw, Karnataka’s K Rashmi took the gold with a record performance with a distance of 36.26M. The fallen record stood in the name of Tamil Nadu’s T Manisha 35.17M set in 2008. In the boys Under-16 section in Long Jump event, Tamil Nadu’s Praveen Muthukumaran set a new record with a jump of 7.01M erasing KJ Clinton’s (ker) 6.98M set in 2000. In the Under-20 Girls section, Tamil Nadu’s L Surya erased her own record of 10 min 34.7 secs set in 2008 in the 3000M race with a new time of 10 min 8.7 secs,

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