S. Palanikumar of Sri Sakthi Engineering College (Karamadai) and K. Sharanya of PPG Business School clinched the 100m gold for men and women respectively on the opening day of the three-day Anna University (Chennai) Zone-11 athletic meet at the Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College in Vattamalai Palayam here on Wednesday.
Palanikumar stopped the clock at 11.7s for the 100m gold, while Sharanya timed 14.4s for the top honour in the women’s side.
Men: 100m: 1. S. Palanikumar (SSEC) 11.7s; 2. S. Sampath (SREC); 3. D. Vignesh (GCT). 400m: 1. S. Arun Kumar (GCT) 54.5s; 2. V. Banu Prasad (PPG IT); 3. Sakthikumar Arul Prakash (KCT). Long jump: P. Ragul Gandhi (SSEC) 5.48m; 2. S. Anantharaj (KTVR); 3. N.H. Syied Salman (KGISL). High jump: 1. T. Vinod (SNS CE) 1.70m; 2. K. Saravanan (SNS Tech); 3. R. Gopi Krishna (SNS Tech). Shot put: 1. G. Vivek (SNS Tech) 10.90m; 2. S. Francis (KCT); 3. K. Praveen (UIT). Javelin: 1. G. Manoj Kumar (UIT) 51.68m; 2. N. Kavi Arasu (SNS CE); 3. R. Dhivagar (SSEC). 20km walk: 1. R. Vishanth (SREC) 2h.44:2s; 2. P. Gopinath (SNS Tech); 3. S.R. Nithin Aravind (KCT). Half marathon: 1. I. Velumani 46:16.0s; 2. S. Ashwanth Paul (SSEC); 3. C. Thanga Durai (SREC).
Women: 100m: 1. K. Sharanya (PPG BS) 14.4s; 2. M. Sindhu Priya (KCT); 3. D. Kanaku (SSEC). 400m: 1. M. Ranjani (UIT) 1:20.2s; 2. M. Anantha Chitra (KCT); 3. P. Ramya (SREC). Long jump: 1. G. Soundarya (SREC) 3.38m; 2. S. Mohanya (SREC); 3. Sarayu Venkatalakshmi (SNS CE). Shot put: 1. N.S. Ramya (KCT) 9.13m; 2. M. Avila (Info); 3. N. Priya (KCT). Discus: 1. N.S. Ramya (KCT) 32.42m; 2. M. Avila (Info); 3. C. Gowri (SREC). 5km walk: 1. M. Yogadharani (KCT) 39:58.8s; 2. B. Vethiga (SREC); 3. R. Abirami (UIT).