25th Karnataka State Junior Athletic championships0
City’s Reena George bags ‘Best Athlete’ title
Reena George of DYSS, Mysore, bagged the top honours by clinching the ‘Best Athlete’ title in the girls Under-20 section on the concluding day of the 25th Karnataka State Junior Athletic Championships at Nehru Stadium in Shimoga yesterday.
Reena won the U-20 Girls 200m and 400m event with a timing of 24.9s and 56.5s respectively and hogged the limelight in the Girls U-20 section.
Mysore’s talented athlete Shraddha Rani Desai of DYSS, Mysore, won gold in the U-20 Girls 1,500m and 3,000m. Shraddha won the U-20 Girls 3,000m event with a timing of 11:21.3s.
DYSS Mysore’s Afsana Banu won 400m Hurdles gold in the Girls U-20 section.
Mysore District Athletic Association’s M. Veena won gold in the Girls U-14 600m event with a timing of 1:47.7s.
Alva’s dominated proceedings as expected, taking the team championship in five of eight categories, at the 25th State Junior Athletics Meet.
Only the Girls’ U-14 (IGSC) and 16 (DK) and the Boys’ U-14 (DK) titles eluded the athletics powerhouse from Moodabidri.
The only record of the final day was established by Prathiksha, in the Girls’ U-18 5,000m walk event. The SAI Bangalore athlete clocked 28:45.2s to erase her own mark of 30:05.5 from last year.
Ovin Loyston D’Souza (Boys’ U-14) of Dakshina Kannada and Reena George (Girls’ U-20) of DYSS Mysore also had success, grabbing two gold medals each.
S.G. Priyanka of DYSS Mysore won the 100m event in the U-18 Girls section with a timing of 14.6s. J.S. Manjunath of Mysore District Athletic Association won bronze in 5,000m walking event in the Boys U-16 year’s section.
U-20: 200m: N. Vaishak (Alva’s) 22.3s; 400m: Jagadish Chandra (Fusion) 50.6; 400m hurdles: Jagadish Chandra (Fusion) 55.3; 1,500m: N. Vinay (Yuva) 4:10.8; 3,000m steeplechase: Sikandar Pathan (Chalukya SC) 10:59.9; 10,000m: Parasappa Halijol (SAI Dharwad) 34:12.6; High jump: S. Harshith (BSC) 2.08m; Pole vault: Nagaraj Kamble (Alva’s) 2.80; Shot-put: Sairaj (Alva’s) 15.77m; Best Athlete: S. Harshith.
U-18: 200m: Saleem Sheikh (SAI Blr) 22.5s; 400m: Akshay Tarale (STS, Belgaum) 50.1; 400m hurdles: P.S. Shrishail (Kudige) 57.7; 2,000m steeplechase: Ashrith Nanjappa (Ashwin SRCW) 6:51.1; Javelin: Karthik (Alva’s) 49.22m; Pole vault: Sharath (Udupi) 3.10m; Octathlon: Krishna Chavan (Chalukya SC) 3955 points; Best Athlete: Santhosh (Alva’s).
U-16: 200m: Nishal Kunder (DK) 23.7s; 400m: D. Akshay (Gulbarga) 51.9; 3,000m: Ganesh Gowda (DYSS Vidyanagar) 9:48.6; 5,000m walk: Hemanth Ponnanna (Ashwini SF) 26:07.1; Long jump: S.S. Nishanth (DYSS Vidyanagar) 6.40m; Pentathlon: P. Marian (Shimoga) 2885 points; Best Athlete: S.S. Nishanth.
U-14: 100m: Ovin Loyston D’Souza (DK) 11.4s; 600m: Ovin Loyston D’Souza (DK) 1:29.6; Shot-put: Saqlain Ahmed (Mysore) 9.90m; Best Athlete: Ovin Loyston D’Souza.
U-20: 200m: Reena George (DYSS Mysore) 24.9s; 400m: Reena George (DYSS Mysore) 56.5; 400m hurdles: Afsana Banu (DYSS Mysore) 1:06.7; 3,000m: Shraddha Rani Desai (DYSS Mysore) 11:21.3; High jump: Deepali Gayakwad (DK) 1.34m; Triple jump: B.V. Chandini Alva’s) 11.53; Pole vault: Preethi (Alva’s) 2.70; Hammer throw: Pushpa Gadadi (DYSS Mysore) 40.14m; Heptathlon: H.C. Roja (SDM Ujire) 3227 points; Best Athlete: Reena George.
U-18: 200m: R. Varsha (DK) 26.7s; 400m: Megha (Alva’s) 1:00.3; 400m hurdles: Simona Mascarenhas (Alva’s) 1:05.3; 5,000m walk: Prathiksha (SAI Blr) 28:45.2; Long jump: P. Praneetha (IGSC) 5.76m; Triple jump: Anusha Poojary (Alva’s) 11.68; Pole vault: Pavithra (Alva’s) 2.55; Hammer throw: W.R. Hashitha (DYSS Mysore) 35.08m; Heptathlon: Abhimathi Nathan (IGSC) 3474 points; Best Athlete: S.G. Priyanka (DYSS Mysore).
U-16: 200m: N.S. Simi (Alva’s) 27.0s; 400m: Sarah Joseph D’Souza (DK) 1:01.2; 3,000m: K.S. Megha (Mysore) 11:01.5; 3,000m walk: K.M. Chandana (DYSS Kudige) 18:37.54; High jump: Deeksha (DK) 1.48m; Shot-put: Nivedita Sawanth (UK) 11.25m; Pentathlon: Viha Atri (IGSC) 2181 points; Best Athlete: A. Manisha (DK).
U-14: 100m: Kaveri Patil (SS Vidyanagar) 13.6s; 600m: M. Veena (Mysore) 1:45.7; Best Athlete: Tommy Vaishnavi (IGSC).
source: http://www.starofmysore.com / Star of Mysore / Home> Sports News / August 06th, 2013