The Calicut University inter-collegiate athletics meet came alive on day two at the St. Joseph’s College Ground here on Thursday. Six new meet records, including the short sprint in both the men’s and women’s events, were set today, after a barren opening day on Wednesday.
P.K. Anoop of St. Thomas (Thrissur) and Merlin K. Joseph of Vimala (Thrissur) emerged as the fastest athletes of the meet in record times. It was a record double for Merlin, as she helped Vimala create a new mark in the women’s 4x100m relay.
The results: Men: 100m: 1. P.K. Anoop (St. Thomas), 2. C.G. Anas (MCC), 3. Shahan Shah (Govt. Engl, Thrissur), (10.65: NMR; OR: 10.70); 400m: 1. P.P. Kunhimohammed (Sree Krishna), 2. Vikas Chandran (St. Thomas), 3. V. Sajin (NSS, Nenmara), (48.77); 10,000m: P.K. Anil (St. Mary’s, Bathery), 2. A.R. Rahul Krishna (NSS, Nenmara), 3. A.C. Nikhil (Sree Krishna), (34:17.16); Long jump: 1. Sobin George (St. Thomas), 2. K.N. Arun (Sree Krsihna), 3. A.V. Ragesh Babu (MCC), (6.87m); High jump: 1. K. Sudeep (MES, Kalladi), 2. Alphin Mathew (St. Thomas), 3. M. Sharath Lal (MESKVM), (1,85m); Discus throw: 1. Manish Hareendra (MCC), 2. Nimin Mathew Jose (Govt. Eng., Thrissur), 3. K. Mahi Mohan (Sree Krishna), (33.99m); Hammer throw: 1. S. Pramod (NSS, Ottapalam), 2. Mohammed Malik (Teaching Dept.), 3. Mohammed Shameen (Teaching Dept.), (38.28m); 4 x 100 relay: 1. MCC (Anas, Jincemon Joy, Rajesh Babu & Akhil Krishnan), 2. St. Thomas, 3. Sree Krishna, (42.73: NMR; OR: 42.80). Women: 100m: Merlin K. Joseph (Vimala), 2. C. Shilpa (SN, Chelannur), 3. S. Sini (Mercy), (11.90: NMR; OR: 12.00); 400m: 1. Tintu Luka (SN, Chelannur), 2. N.K. Jaseera (Vimala), 3. Ambika Sreedharan (Mercy), (53.63: NMR; OR: 56.02); 10,000m: 1. M.V. Remeswari (Mercy), 2. V. Sukanya (NSS, Ottapalam), 3. Danimol Thomas (Vimala), (37:43.01: NMR; OR: 38:34.8); Shot put: 1. Anumol Baby (Vimala), 2. N. Jayanthi (Mercy), 3. K.P. Simina (Mercy), (9.82m); Hammer throw: 1. Anumol Baby (Vimala), 2. P.S. Amritha (Mercy), 3. P.E. Soumya (Teaching Dept.), (32.67m); Pole vault: 1. K.P. Anusha (Vimala), 2. Dona K. Augustine (NSS Eng., Palakkad), 3. E. Rathimol (Christ), (3.0m); 4 x 100 relay: 1. Vimala (Merlin K. Joseph, Amibili Thomas, P.K. Lijina & Ashly Joseph), 2. Mercy, 3. Teaching Dept., (48.15: NMR; OR: 48.30).