Nanjundappa wins

Nanjundappa and Neera Katwal emerged champions in the open half-marathon race in the Ajmera Thump! Celebration Bangalore Half-Marathon and 10K here on Sunday.

Nanjundappa clocked 1 hour 13 minutes and 37 seconds to finish ahead of Tilak B G (1:15:49) and Hemachandra (1:21:48). Neera topped the women’s open event, clocking 1:42:17. Bhagwati (1:43:20) and Swetha Devaraj (1:48:52) were second and third respectively. The men’s and women’s 10K open races were won by Nanda Gopal B R and Mahalakshmi Ramachandrappa.

Results:  Men: Half-marathon: Nanjundappa 1:13:37, 1; Tilak B G 1:15:49, 2; Hemachandra 1:21:48, 3.

10K: Nanda Gopal B R, 1; Sanjay Yadav 2; Manoj Kumar 3. T: 34:02, 1.

Women: Half-marathon: Neera Katwal 1:42:17, 1; Bhagwati 1:43:20, 2; Swetha Devaraj 1:48:52, 3.

10K: Mahalakshmi Ramachandrappa 1; Sowmya Savanth 2; Bharathi B L 3. T: 43:38.

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