Vishwambhar shines

Priyanka sets new meet record in discus throw

Vishwambhar shines

Vishwambhar Kolekar of Railways completed a fine double, clinching the men’s 400 and 800 metres gold medals on the second day of the Karnataka State Junior and Senior Athletics Championship at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Friday. 

In the 400 metres final, Vishwambhar clocked 48.5 seconds to emerge victorious while in the 800 metres, the 23-year-old romped home in 1:58.00. 

The day also witnessed four records. Jason Reuben Salins of Dakshina Kannada broke the boys under-20 shot put record, with a 16.63 metres throw. The 19-year-old erased the previous record of 15.77 metres set by Sairaj in 2013. 

In the under-20 girls discus throw, Priyanka JS of Dakshina Kannada created a new meet record with a 41.93 metres throw, knocking off the previous record of 36.99 by Reena Rodriguez in 2001. 

In the under-14 long jump, Bhagwankrupa Mehta of Bangalore Sports Club placed his name in the record list, with an effort of 5.97, surpassing the previous mark of 5.91 set by S Lokesh last year. 

In the men’s 110M hurdles, Tumkur’s Sumanth MK bagged the title finishing in 14.4 seconds. Srikanth of Alva’s (15.0) and Mahendra Rao of Mysore (15.2) settled for the second and third position. 

In the women’s 100 metres hurdles, Meghana Shetty of Sports Authority of India claimed the top spot, clocking 13.9. 

In the senior long jump, Avin Kumar K from Alvas’s and Aishwarya GM of Bangalore Sports Club took the top honours. Avin struck gold with a 7.22 metres leap while Aishwarya emerged victorious with a best effort of 5.98.

In the senior 4x100 relay, Fusion Athletica ruled the roost, conquering the men’s and women’s events. In the men’s final, the team rewrote their meet record of 42.0, crossing the finish line in 41.51 seconds. The women’s team prevailed in a thrilling contest, timing 49.0 to edge out Alva’s ‘A’ team, with just 0.1 second separating the two. 



Results: Men: 400m: Vishwambhar (Railways) 48.5, 1; Anmol Shetty (DK) 49.0, 2; Manju MR (DK) 49.2, 3. 

800M: Vishwambhar (Railways) 1:58.6, 1; Bharath KA (Alva’s) 1:58.8, 2; Vinay N (Jain University), 1:59.8, 3. 

5000M: Avin Kumar (Alva’s) 15:53.7, 1; Rajesh KS (SDM, Ujjire) 16:18.6, 2; Shivananda S Hadpad (Dharwad) 16:32.2, 3. 

110M hurdles: Sumanth MK (Tumkur) 14.4, 1; Srikanth (Alva’s) 15.0, 2; Mahendra Rao (Mysore) 15.2, 3.

4x100M relay: Fusion Athletica 41.51, 1; Alva’s (Mangalore) 42.00, 2. Long jump: Avin Kumar (Alva’s) 7.22, 1; Satyanarayana (Belgaum) 7.16, 2; Ravi TS (Mysore) 7.06, 3.

Triple jump: Vinod Naik (SDM, Ujjire) 14.14, 1; Sandish (Alva’s) 13.58, 2; Ravi TS (Mysore) 13.46, 3.

Javelin throw: R Sharath Raj (Alva’s) 66.05, 1; Shamith D Suvarna (DK) 60.6, 2; Manjunath Malagikar (Dharwad) 57.08, 3.

Discus throw: Gowtham G (Alva’s) 43.32, 1; Vishnu Vardhan (Alva’s) 41.85, 2; Vikhyath VS (DK) 39.1, 3.

Hammer throw: M Sufiyan (YSC) 40.52, 1; M Harees (Alva’s) 39.08, 2; Prabhu Shankar (R1) 39.06, 3.

Boys: Under-20: 10,000M walk; Rahul Astagi (Alva’s) 50;43.5, 1; Mahantesh Benakatte (SAI, Dharwad) 52:16.9, 2; Manjunath TS 57:8.9, 3. Triple jump: Karthik Baiagondappa (Alva’s) 15.02, 1; Alston Correa 14.38, 2; Siddart Naik (Alva’s) 13.46, 3.

Javelin: Sharean Ahmed (Tumkur) 49.60, 1; Venu Prasad (SDM, Ujire) 45.20, 2; Hyder Ali (SDM, Ujire) 44.20, 3.

Shot put: Jason Salins (DK) 16.63 (NMR) (OMR Sairaj 15.77 2013), 1; Dutta Sai Manideep (Jain College) 12.11, 2; Ashwin (DK) 11.84, 3.

4x400M: DYSS (Bangalore) 3:20.5, 1; Alva’s 3:23.1, 2; DKAA 3:26.2, 3.

Under-18: 100M: Mohamed Sadath (Alva’s) 10.7, 1; Manish (Udupi) 10.9, 2; Rohith (Alva’s) 11.0, 3.

800M: Dimpu Kariappa (Ashwini’s Sports Foundation) 2:00.1, 1; Ganesh Gowda N (DYSS, Bangalore) 2:00.4, 2; Prakash P (Alva’s) 2:02.1, 3.

Triple jump: Sandesh (Alva’s) 14.16, 1; Hassan A (Udupi) 13.82, 2; Anush TR (Chikmagalur) 13.43, 3.

Under-16: Discus throw: Jagannath (Belgaum) 39.35, 1; Karthik Shety (DK) 34.35, 2; Sanjeev (Belgaum) 33.27, 3.

Medley relay: DYSS (Vidyanagar) 2:02.9, 1; DKAA 2:05.1, 2; Alva’s 2:08.2, 3.Under-14: Long jump: Bhagwankripa (Bangalore Sports Club) 5.97 (NMR, OMR 5.91 S Lokesh 2013), 1; Bharath Kumar (YSC) 5.75, 2; Prashanth Gowda (DK) 5.41, 3.

Triathlon: Bhagwankrupa M (Bangalore Sports Club) 1549, 1; A Bharath (Mysore DAAA0 1546, 2; Aravind SG (SS Vidyanagar) 1324, 3.

Women: 400M: Arpitha (Fusion) 55:1, 1; Pooja U Savanth (Dharwad) 1:08.02, 2; Anjum Batool (Dharwad) 1:31.1, 3.

5000M: Soumya K (Alva’s) 21:03.8, 1; Ashwitha RP (SDM Ujire) 22:06.4, 2; Sujatha Suthar (Belgaum) 25:11.4, 3.

Long Jump: Aishwarya (BSC) 5.98, 1; Prajna S Prakash (Indo-German) 5.89, 2; Shilpa Sundar (BSC) 5.60, 3. 

Discus throw: Ranjana Bhadri (SAI, Dharwad) 33.69 (NMR) (OMR Reena J Rodriguez, 36.99 2001) 1; Priyanka BT (Alva’s) 31.14, 2; Jyothi P (Dharwad) 24.73, 3.

Girls: Under-20: 10000M: Akhila MN (Alva’s) 1:09.00, 1; Smitha HD (Alva’s) 1:09.01, 2; Lathashree EC (Mysore) 1:25.53, 3.

Discus Throw: Priyanka JS (Dakshina Kannada) 41.93, 1; Nikitha KV (Alva’s) 39.19, 2; Navya Shetty (Ashwini Sports Foundation) 38.28, 3. 

Under-18: 3000M: Shrithi HP (Alva’s) 12:01.5, 1; Tharamani HR (DYSS, Mysore) 12:06.6, 2; Mahananda (SDM, Ujire) 12:32.2, 3.

Discus throw: Swarna Nayak (Alva’s) 27.50, 1; Nivetha T (YSC) 26.58, 2; Preethika Alva (Alva’s) 26.43, 3.

Under-16: 100M: Kaveri Patel (DYSS, Vidyanagar) 12.3, 1; Dhaneshwari (DYSS, Vidyanagar) 12.6, 2; Toommy Vaishnavi (Indo German) 12.8, 3.

Under-14: High jump: Supriya SB (Alva’s) 1.50, 1; Lochana Bopanna (Ashwini Sports Foundation) 1.40, 2; Devika Patkar (Udupi) 1.35, 3.

Traithlon: Laksana Balaje (Indo German SC) 1287, 1; Mihika Gonsalves (Indo German SC) 1275, 2; Sinchana Ganesh (Mysore DAA) 1215, 3.

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