Arpinder sets new meet record


Kerala, with five gold, as many silver and four bronze medals, topped in the girls’ category, which was also the selection trial for Asian Youth Games (Singapore) and World Youth Championships (Italy).

Arpinder bettered Malkit Singh’s four-year-old record by jumping 15.20m.

Amiya Kumar Mallick of Orissa also created another meet record with 21.93sec in 200m run, before Bhagwant Singh of Punjab again bettered the record by clocking 22.15sec.
Shot Putter Gurwant Singh of Punjab was adjudged the best athlete among boys, while runner G Mounika of AP was named as the best girl athlete.

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