Vijayakumari bags gold; Maymon shines

Vijayakumari bags gold; Maymon shines

GK Vijayakumari clinched the girls’ 400-metre gold to net the lone medal for Karnataka on the second day of the 11th National Youth Athletics Championships here on Monday.

Vijayakumari clocked 57.53 seconds to finish way ahead of the second-laced Tiyasha Samaddar of Bengal (59.00s) and Tamil Nadu’s Mariya Rasathi (60.20s).

Maymon Poulose, meanwhile, bettered the national mark in 110m hurdles, clocking 14.03 seconds to successfully defend his title that he won in Guntur last year.

The Kerala boy rewrote the earlier record held by Maharashtra’s Saba Bhagat who had timed 14.06.

Bengal’s Debarjun Murmu, who finished second in 14.25 secs, bettered the previous meet mark which stood at 14.33 seconds in the name of Amit Kumar Singh of Jharkhand.

Results: Boys: 400m: Chandan Bauri (West Bengal) 48.18 secs, 1; Kiran (Tamil Nadu) 49.46s, 2; Pankaj (Haryana) 49.79s, 3.

1,500M: Ajay Kumar Saroj (Assam) 4:02.85, 1; Bibin George (Kerala) 4:03.22, 2; Parvesh (Haryana) 4:05.08; 3.

110M hurdles: Maymon Poulose (Kerala) 14.03 secs (National Youth Record), 1; Debarjun Murmu (West Bengal) 14.25s, 2; Ashish (Haryana) 14.43s, 3.


Pole vault: Kunwar Gyanendra Singh (Uttar Pradesh) 4.20m, 1; Sumit (Haryana) 4.10m, 2; Amit (Haryana) 3.90m, 3.

Long jump: Sahil Mahabali (Haryana) 7.07m, 1; Yugant Shekhar Singh (Uttar Pradesh) 6.97m, 2; Sreedhu (Tamil Nadu) 6.94m, 3.

Hammer throw: Pradeep Kumar (Rajasthan) 67.63m (New Meet Record)10,000M: Naveen (Delhi) 46:48.05, 1; Manish (Haryana) 47:01.12, 2; Sandeep Bind (Uttarakhand) 47:07.93, 3.

Girls: 400M: GK Vijayakumari (Karnataka) 57.53 secs, 1; Tiyasha Samaddar (West Bengal) 59.00s, 2; Mariya Rasathi (Tamil Nadu) 60.20s, 3. 1,500M: Lili Das (West Bengal) 4:45.71, 1; Lekha Unni (Kerala) 4:49.55, 2; Santhiya (Tamil Nadu) 5:02.08, 3.

100M hurdles: Ankita Gosavi (Maharashtra) 14.47 secs, 1; Shivangi D Rawat (Delhi) 15.00s, 2; Aleena Vincent (Kerala) 15.23s, 3. High jump: Libia Shaji (Kerala) 1.64m, 1; Jueely Badhe (Maharashtra) 1.64m, 2; Sheetal Pingari (Maharashtra) 1.58m, 3.
Hammer throw: Rekha (Madhya Pradesh) 46.30m (New Meet Record), 1; Laxay Sharma (Delhi) 46.10m, 2; Srinithi (TN) 42.05m, 3.

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