Arjun bags boys' discus crown

Arjun bags boys' discus crown

Delhi’s Arjun nailed the boys’ discus throw title on Wednesday that also saw three meet marks being bettered in the Junior Federation Cup (Under-20) athletics championship here.

Arjun recorded a personal best of 57.57 metres to pocket gold. Maharashtra’s Rahul Kumar Pal (boys’ 5000M, 14:16.67) and Rajesh Kumar Bind (boys’ javelin throw, 74.75 metres), Sahanara Khatun of West Bengal (girls’ 5000M, 17:30.48) and Anu R of Kerala (400M hurdles, 1:01.06) rewrote meet records on the second day.

Karnataka athletes could bag only two silver medals on Wednesday. Arpitha M (girls’ 400M hurdles, 1:02.84) and Rashmi K (girls’ javelin throw, 39.56 metres) were the silver medal winners.

Results: Boys: 200M: Jatin Jain (Pun) 21.98 seconds, 1; Kamberdeep Singh (Pun) 22.20, 2; B Mourya Teja (AP) 22.48, 3.

5000M: Rahul Kumar Pal (Mah) 14:16.67 (New Meet Record, Old: 14:55.93, Kuldeep Kumar) 1; Ankit Malik (Har) 14:48.10, 2; Rajendra Bind (UP) 14:48.90, 3.

3000M steeplechase: Shakti Singh (Mah) 9:25.39, 1; Dhara Yadav (Raj) 9:30.44, 2; Satish Kumar (Har) 9:42.77, 3. Discus throw: Arjun (Dli) 57.57 metres, 1; Sachin (Har) 51.39, 2; Yogendra Singh (UP) 49.66, 3. Javelin throw: Rajesh Kumar Bind (Mah) 74.75 metres (NMR, Old: 69.25, Gurlirat Singh) 1; Sunder Singh (Raj) 67.25, 2; Vijay (Har) 65.43, 3.
Triple jump: Raja Sekar (TN) 15.80 metres, 1; Ashman Sahu (Odi) 14.75, 2; Haramritpal Singh (Pun) 14.72, 3. 4x100M relay: Tamil Nadu (42.50 seconds) 1; Andhra Pradesh (42.90) 2; Kerala (43.40) 3. 4x400M relay: Kerala (3:21.17) 1; Andhra Pradesh (3:25.47) 2; Delhi (3:50.69) 3. Decathlon: Dileep Kumar (Mah) 6504 points, 1; Surender Kumar (Har) 6127, 2; Ajit Singh (Har) 5972, 3.

Girls: 200M: Archana (TN) 24.96 seconds, 1; Dutee Chand (Odi) 24.97, 2; Ruma Sarkar
(WB) 25.24, 3.5000M: Sahanara Khatun (WB) 17:30.48 (NMR; Old: 17:41.17, L Suriya) 1; Thara MD (Ker) 18:02.89, 2; Poonam Singh (UP) 18:39.73, 3.400M hurdles: Anu R (Ker) 1:01.06 (NMR, Old: 1:02.10, A Kalyani) 1; Arpitha M (Kar) 1:02.84, 2; Merlin P (Ker) 1:06.68, 3. 2000M steeplechase: Meenu Nirwal (UP) 7:53.17, 1; Safeeda MP (Ker) 8:14.07, 2; Vijay Laxmi (UP) 8:37.43, 3. High jump: Jinu Maria Manuel (Ker) 1.62 metres, 1; Niketa Suresh (Mah) 1.59, 2; Sonu (Har) 1.59, 3. Triple jump: Bhumika Thakur (Pun) 12.13 metres, 1; Sivaanbarasi M A (TN) 11.61, 2; Shipu Mondal (WB) 11.50, 3. Discus throw: Navjeet Kaur (Pun) 44.25 metres, 1; Jyoti (Har) 39.95, 2; Suman Devi (Har) 39.55, 3. Javelin throw: Abha Khatua (WB) 41.32 metres, 1; Rashmi K (Kar) 39.56, 2; Prachi Satish Patil (Mah) 35.06, 3.4x100M relay: West Bengal (49.80 seconds) 1; Kerala (50.79) 2; Odisha (51.22) 3.

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