Abraham wins hurdles gold; Kerala bag overall title

The Kerala athlete, who holds the national as well the meet records, crossed the finish line in 51.11 seconds while Avin A Thomas of Athletics Federation of India clocked 51.38 to take the silver at the Birsa Munda stadium. Kerala won the overall title with 11 gold medals, followed by Haryana (6) and Uttar Pradesh (5).

Kerala’s Sini Jose and Haryana’s Seema Antil too wrapped up their campaign on a bright note after winning their second gold medal. Sini, winner of the 400M on day two, stopped the clock in 200 metres at 23.94.
Seema, who had won the discus gold on the opening day, hurled the iron ball to 14.30 metres.

Results: Men: 200M: N Kumar (Air Force) 21.50 seconds, 1; Dharmbir (Haryana) 21.66, 2; Hariom Sharma (Army) 21.82, 3. 800M: S Prakash Verma (Jharkhand) 1:48.59, 1; P Francis Sagayaraj (TN) 1:48.71, 2; Pankaj Dimri (Uttarakhand) 1:49.60, 3. 10000M: Sunil (Haryana) 29:30.81, 1; Suresh Kumar (ONGC) 29:33.40, 3; Md Yunus (Army) 29:37.75, 3. 400M hurdles:  Joseph G Abraham (Kerala) 51.11 seconds, 1; Avin A Thomas (AFI) 51.38, 2; Thapan Devnath (Army) 51.66, 3. Pole vault: Gajanan Upadhyay (Jharkhand) 5.02 metres (New Meet Record. Old: 5.00M, Gajanan Upadhyay), 1; N Vadivel (TN) 4.90, 2; Bineesh Jacob (Kerala) 4.80, 3. Hammer throw: Chandrodaya Narayan Singh (UP) 62.83 metres, 1; Harvinder Singh Dagar (UP) 61.77, 2; Nirbhay Singh (Indian Navy) 61.59, 3. 4x400M relay: Army 3:11.54, 1; Haryana 3:11.85, 2; Air Force 3:12.57, 3.
Women: 200M: Sini Jose (Kerala) 23.94 seconds, 1; S Geetha (AP) 24.14, 2; Namita Samal (Jharkhand) 24.37, 3.

800M: Sushma Devi (AFI) 2:06.51, 1; Sinimol Paulose (ONGC) 2:07.90, 2; Bindhu SR (Kerala) 2:08.81, 3. 10000M: Preeja Sreedharan (Kerala) 32:56.58 (New Meet Record. Old: 33:19.71, Preeja Sreedharan) 1; Kavita Raut (ONGC) 33:44.34, 2; Babar Laita (Maharashtra) 35:22.25, 3. 400M hurdles: Jauna Murmu (ONGC) 59.82 seconds, 1; R Elavarasi (Indian Bank) 1:00.70, 2; C Shiji John (Karnataka) 1:01.17, 3. Shot put: Seema Antil (Haryana) 14.30 metres, 1; Steffi Cardoza (Goa) 13.67, 2; Patwant Kaur (Punjab) 13.14, 3. Long jump: Resmi Bose (Kerala) 6.25 metres, 1; Renubala Mahanta (Orissa) 5.98, 2; Shalu Choudhary (Delhi) 5.76, 3.
4x400M relay: Kerala 3:48.35, 1; AP 3:53.29, 2; West Bengal 4:02.66, 3.

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