Vaishnavi grabs gold in U-14 long jump event

Karnataka’s Toommy Vaishnavi won the gold medal in the girls’ under-14 long jump on the opening day of the National inter-zonal athletics championships here on Sunday. Vaishnavi leapt to 5.03 metres to top the field.

Karnataka won two silver medals and a bronze as well on the first day. Namitha G K finished second in the under-18 girls shot put with an effort of 12.98 metres while K U Likitha picked up the silver in the girls under-18 discus with a throw of 37.05 metres.

In the girls’ under-20 shot put: Nisha U claimed the bronze with a 10.94M effort.

Results (winners only): Boys Under-20: 100M: Augustine Yesudas (Tamil Nadu) 10.57 seconds. 400M: Noah Nirmal Tom (Kerala) 48.93. 10000M: Ranjeet Kumar Patel (Jharkhand) 32:59.41.  Shot put: Surender (Haryana) 17.08 metres. High jump: Siddarth Yadav (Punjab) 2.06 metres. Long jump: P Anburaja (Tamil Nadu) 7.13 metres. Discus throw: Sachin I (Haryana) 55.30 metres. 4x100M relay: Tamil Nadu) 42.50 seconds.

Under-18: 100M: Ch Sudhakar (AP) 10.98 seconds. 400M: A Dharun (Tamil Nadu) 48.51 seconds. High jump: Asesh Ch Roy (Bengal) 1.93 metres. Long jump: Gaurav Kumar (Uttar Pradesh) 6.85 metres. Javelin throw: Ankit Rathi (Delhi) 57.47 metres.  10000M walk: Shailesh Kumar (Madhya Pradesh) 47:45.41.

Under-16: 100M: M S Arun (Tamil Nadu) 11.01 seconds. 400M: Chandan Bauri (Bengal) 49.25 seconds. Shot put: Abhishek Kumar Mishra (Madhya Pradesh) 16.20 metres. Long jump: Anil Sahu (Maharashtra) 6.74 metres. Discus throw: Ashwani Lamba (Haryana) 47.58 metres. Javelin throw: Vijay Lakra (Jharkhand) 57.09.

Under-14: 100M: R Naveen (Tamil Nadu) 11.45 seconds. Shot put: Akhilesh Yadav (Uttar Pradesh) 14.01 metres, 3. Long jump: Sarfaraj Nowaz (Maharashtra) 6.27 metres.

Girls Under-20: 100M: S Archana (Tamil Nadu) 12.10 seconds. 400M: Arunima P M (Kerala) 57.92 seconds. 5000M: M D Thara (Kerala) 17:56.49. Shot put: Tunlai Narzary (Assam) 12.09 metres. Pole vault: Sinju Prakash M K (Kerala) 3.10 metres. Long jump: Shipu Mondal (Bengal) 5.73 metres. 4x100M relay: Kerala 48.39 seconds.

Under-18: 100M: Manvir Kaur (Punjab) 12.35 seconds. 400M: Shaharbana Sidhique (Kerala) 57.29 seconds. Shot put: Manpreet Kaur (Punjab) 13.39 metres. Pole vault: Reshma Raveendran (Kerala) 2.90 metres. Discus throw: M Mahalakshmi (Tamil Nadu) 39.40 metres.

Under-16: 100M: Jisna Mathew (Kerala) 12.67 seconds. 400M: Tiasha Sammadder (Bengal) 57.89 seconds. High jump: R Emimal Beula (Tamil Nadu) 1.58 metres. Discus throw: Seema (Haryana) 37.38 metres. Javelin throw: Vanshika (Uttar Pradesh) 35.15 metres. 3000M walk: Kapase Suwarna (Maharashtra) 15:36.74.

Under-14: 100M: S Lithiya (Tamil Nadu) 12.93 seconds. Shot put: Poorna Raorane (Maharashtra) 10.44 metres. Long jump: B Toommy Vaishnavi (Karnataka) 5.03 metres.

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