The district-level monthly sports competition held at Anna Stadium here on Tuesday saw participants giving their best in their quest for glory.
The meet organised by the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, Tiruchi, featured athletic events for men and women. It attracted nearly 200 persons. Ten events each in the men’s and women’s sections were conducted.
“A good number of students took part in the meet. The competition provided an opportunity for young athletes to showcase their talents,” said P. Kalaiselvan, District Sports Officer.
Ezhilvalavan of Tiruchi Police and R. Ranjitha of Imayam College, Thuraiyur, won a double each. Ezhilvalavan emerged winner in the shotput and discus throw events while Ranjitha won the 100 metres and high jump events.
A. Santhan, Regional Senior Manager, Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, Tiruchi, gave away the prizes in the presence of N. Annavi, former international high jumper.
100m: A. Kadhar Hussain (SDAT, Tiruchi); 800m: C.P.Raghul (Campion Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School); 110m hurdles: R. Vignesh (Tiruchi); Shotput: Ezhilvalavan (Tiruchi Police); Discus throw: Ezhilvalavan; Javelin throw: S. Arularasan (Imayam College); Hammer throw: V. Sankar (Tiruchi Police); High jump: A. Mothi Arun (Campion Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School); Long jump: V. Guru Jawahar (SDAT, Tiruchi); Triple jump: C. Ezhil Boovaraghavan (BHEL).
100m: R. Ranjitha (Imayam College); 800m: L. Parameshwari (Tiruchi Police); 100m hurdles: S. Aarthimonisa (KV); Shotput: A. Jayalakshmi (Tiruchi Police); Discus Throw: G. Gomathi (Tiruchi Police); Javelin Throw: K. Panchavarnam (Tiruchi Police); Hammer Throw: M. Geetha (Tiruchi Police); High Jump: R. Ranjitha (Imayam College); Long Jump: S. Shalini Hanna (St. Philomena’s Girls Higher Secondary School); and Triple Jump: R. Vigneswari (Jamal Mohamed College).