Sandeep bags 400M top honours

Sand­eep of HPCL clinched gold in the men’s 400 metres event on the second day of the 34th PSPB inter-unit athletics meet here at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Wednesday.

Sandeep pocketed the yellow metal with a time of 48.4 seconds, while ONGC’s Manjit Singh took silver after stopping the clock at 48.6. Jagadish Chandra of IOCL claimed the bronze with a time of 49.1.

In the men’s 5000 metres event, ONGC’s Suresh Kumar clocked 14:46.1 to bag the gold.

Indrajit Patel, also of ONGC, finished 0.7 seconds slower to take home the silver. OIL’s Shashi Bhushan Singh was third.

Results: Men: 400M: Sandeep (HPCL) 48.4 seconds, 1; Manjit Singh (ONGC) 48.6, 2; Jagadish Chandra (IOCL) 49.1, 3.

5000M: Suresh Kumar (ONGC) 14:46.1, 1; Indrajit Patel (ONGC) 14:46.8, 2; Shashi Bhushan Singh (OIL) 15:55.4, 3.

4x100M relay: HPCL 43.3, 1; ONGC 43.8, 2; IOCL 45.1, 3.

Triple jump: Arpinder Singh (ONGC) 15.67 metres, 1; Sonu Kumar (HPCL) 15.05, 2; Jijo Kurian (IOC) 13.40, 3.

Discus throw: Sachin (HPCL) 52.49, 1; Jagajith Singh (ONGC) 49.89, 2; Puneet Viz (ONGC) 47.84, 3.

Hammer throw: Jagajit Singh (ONGC) 43.47, 1; Sachin (HPCL) 28.7, 2; Surender (HPCL) 28.44, 3.

Veterans: Long jump: A Ow (OIL) 5.61, 1; Islahuddin (OIL) 5.19, 2; MB Chetri (ONGC) 4.89, 3.

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