Naveen wins third gold for Karnataka

Naveen wins third gold for Karnataka

Naveen wins third gold for Karnataka

 Naveen John Thomas fetched Karnataka’s third gold medal of the 35th National Games, emerging triumphant in the 36-km individual time trial in the cycling event.

Naveen clocked 50 minutes 08.047 seconds to finish on top in a field of eight cyclists.The 28-year-old left behind Arvind Panwar of Maharashtra and Amit Jangara of Services in second and third positions. Arvind clocked 50:28.373 for the silver while Amit took the bronze in 50:44.648.

Rejani Vijayakumari of Kerala claimed the gold medal in the women’s 72-km mass start event. She clocked two hours 29 minutes 40.58 seconds. Rejani had to fight hard to ward off Seema Rani of Haryana, who was a close second in 2:29:40.622. Anjitha Subalithan T P of Kerala took the bronze, 2:29.40.645.


Medals tally

 TEAM       G         S            B            T
Services    42    12    13    67
Maharashtra    26    35    26    87
Haryana    26    18    7    51
Kerala    16    13    22    51
Punjab    11    16    16    43
Madhya Pradesh    11    10    20    41
Tamil Nadu    9    5    14    28
Manipur    6    4    4    14
Gujarat    6    3    5    14
Tripura    5    0    0    5
Delhi    4    6    16    14
Andhra Pradesh    4    3    5    12
Assam    4    0    6    10
Karnataka    3    13    14    30
Telangana    3    6    2    11
Odisha    3    2    1    6
Uttar Pradesh    2    21    19    42
West Bengal    2    10    24    36
Chhattisgarh    2    3    1    6

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get top news in your inbox daily
GET IT
Comments (+)