Abraham powers to fourth gold

Athletics : Indian Grand Prix:Shameermon, Nidhi the fastest

Abraham, who has already qualified for the August’s World Championships in Berlin, timed 49.87 seconds on the newly-laid track at the Birsa Munda Stadium. It was the sixth time Abraham was dipping below 50 seconds.

Seema Antil of CRPF won the discus throw event by managing 55.43 metres. Krishna Poonia, who had won the event in all the four previous meets, did not start. part.
Sahana Kumari of Railways also completed a sweep of the high jump event, winning the gold with a clearance of 1.82 metres while in the men’s event, Hari Shankar Roy triumphed with 2.20 metres.

Results: Men: 100M: Shameermon (Services) 10.59 seconds, 1; Ritesh Anand (Jhar) 10.60, 2; Abdul Najeeb Qureshi (ONGC) 10.62, 3.
400M: SK Mortaza (WB) 47.51 seconds, 1; VB Beenish (Railways) 47.52, 2; Sreejith PS (Ker) 48.08, 3.
800M: Pankaj Dimri (Police) 1:49.57, 1; Prakash Verma (Railways) 1:49.76, 2; Ghamanda Ram (ONGC) 1:49.88, 3.
3000M: Surender Singh (Services) 8:05.91, 1; Om Prakash (Police), 8:10.95, 2; Elam Singh (Services) 8:11.11, 3.
400M hurdles: Joseph Abraham (Railways) 49.87 seconds, 1; Avin A Thomas (Railways) 51.14, 2; Kuldev Singh (Punjab Police) 51.37, 3.
High jump: Hari Shanker Roy (Railways) 2.20 metres, 1; Bendict Starley (TN) 2.10, 2; Abhishek Roy (WB) 2.05, 3.
Long jump: Maha Singh (Railways) 7.62 metres, 1; Ankit Sharma (MP) 7.59, 2; Wayne Peppin (Bank) 7.31, 3.
Shot put: Sukhdev Singh (Punjab) 17.90 metres, 1; Satyendra Singh (Railways) 17.84, 2; Naveen Singh (Railways) 16.20, 3.
Discus throw: Simranjit Singh (BSF) 52.85 metres, 1; Kamalpreet Singh (Pun) 51.57, 2; Arjun (Del) 49.89, 3;
Women: 100M: Nidhi Singh (RSPB) 11.97 seconds, 1; Mandeep Kaur (RSPB) 12.22, 2; Priya PK (Ker) 12.24, 3.
400M: Sarswati Chand (POL) 55.57 seconds, 1; R Elavarsi (BANK) 56.36, 2; Sini Jose (Ker) 56.46, 3.
800M: Sushma Devi (Railways) 2:07.85, 1; Juma Khatun (Railways) 2:08.71, 2; Bindu S R (Railways) 2:09.22, 3.
High jump: Sahana Kumari (Railways) 1.82 metres, 1; Kavya Muthanna (Karnataka) 1.71, 2; Mary Ann C Thariyan (UP) 1.65, 3. Chandana K C (Karnataka) 1.65, 4; Sanjana Shetty (Karnataka) 1.60, 6.
Discus throw: Seema Antil (CRPF) 55.43 metres, 1; Parbati Sethi (Ori) 46.61, 2; Parmilla (Har) 41.19, 3.

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