Om Prakash, Jaisha sparkle

Pramila wins heptathlon gold

Haryana’s Om Prakash achieved a distance of 19.99 metres to show that he was in fine form ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Jaisha timed 10:03.05 to erase Sudha Singh’s mark of 10:08.56.

On the final day, Pramila Aiyappa won the heptathlon gold, Karnataka’s fourth here.  Karnataka finished fifth with four gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

Kerala retained the team championships with eight gold, seven silver and three bronze medals. Pankaj Dimri and Mandeep Kaur were adjudged best athletes.

Results: Men: 200M: Dharambir (Haryana) 21.41 seconds, 1; Amiya Mallick (Orissa) 21.64, 2; Manikanda Arumugam (TN) 21.74, 3. 10000M: Sunil Singh (Haryana) 29:55.22, 1; Ashwani Kumar (Haryana) 30:10.05, 2; Santosh Kumar Patel (UP): 30:31.09, 3. 400M hurdles: Kuldev Singh (Punjab) 50.55 seconds, 1; Avin A Thomas (Kerala) 50.88, 2; Satinder Singh (Punjab) 51.06, 3. Shot put: Om Prakash Singh (Haryana) 19.99 metres, 1; Sourav Vij (Delhi) 19.91, 2; Navpreet Singh (Punjab) 18.33, 3. Discus throw: Anil Sangwan (Delhi) 52.05 metres, 1; Kamalpreet Singh (AFI) 51.78, 2; Vikas Poonia (MP) 51.60, 3. Hammer throw: Chandrodaya Narayan Singh (UP) 65.46 metres, 1; Kamalpreet Singh (AFI) 63.73, 2; Harvinder Singh Dagar (UP) 63.55, 3.
4x400M relay: Kerala 3:12.02, 1; Punjab 3:13.11, 2; Jammu & Kashmir 3:18.41, 3.
Women: 200M: Satti Geetha (Andhra Pradesh) 24.08 seconds, 1; Tiana Mary Thomas (AFI) 2; N Sudha (AP) 24.72, 3. 400M hurdles: Juana Murmu (Orissa) 57.46 seconds, 1; Ashwini A C (Karnataka) 1:00.24, 2; R Elavarasi (TN) 1:01.31, 3. 3000M steeple chase: O P Jaisha (Kerala) 10:03.05 (National record. Old: 10:09.56, Sudha Singh), 1; Sudha Singh (UP) 10:14.68, 2; Priyanka Singh Patel (UP) 10:40.26, 3. Long jump: Prajusha M A (Kerala) 6.19 metres, 1; Renubala Mahanta (Orissa) 6.08, 2; Annu Rohtash (Haryana) 6.01, 3. Heptathlon: Pramila Aiyappa (Karnataka) 5454 points, 1; Susmita Singha Roy (Bengal) 5390, 2; Navpreet Kaur (Punjab) 5314, 3.   4x400M relay: Kerala 3:47.40, 1; Andhra Pradesh 3:53.16, 2; Tamil Nadu 3:57.94, 3.

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