Punjabi University, Patiala emerged as the overall team champion in the 72nd all-India inter-university athletics championship that concluded at Moodabidri on Wednesday. Punjabi University also secured the title in the men's segment while University of Calicut topped the women's section.

The final day witnessed three meet records as Suresh Kumar (Punjabi) won the half-marathon at 1:03:58.26s, Harvendra Singh (VBSP, Jaunpur) clinched gold in hammer throw at 66.59m and Sabeena (Mangalore) excelled in the women's half-marathon while clocking 1:14:30.39s.

The results:

Men: 200m: 1. Veerendra (Mangalore), 22.51; 2. M. Arumugam (Madras), 22.53; 3. Niteesh Antony (Kerala), 22.90. 110m hurdles: 1. J. Surendhar (Madras), 14.81; 2. K. Prem Kumar (Anna), 14.90; 3. Mathew Pinto (Kannur), 14.90. 4x400m relay: 1. Kerala, 3:16.97; 2. MDU, Rohtak, 3:17.73; 3. Mangalore, 3:21.02. Hammer throw: 1. Harvendra Singh (VBSP, Jaunpur), 66.59m, NMR; 2. Neeraj Kumar (Rajasthan), 59.61; 3. Sachin Kumar (HNBC, Srinagar), 57.49. Old: 64.10, Chandrodaya Narayan (Chatrapathi Shahuji). Triple jump: 1. Arpinder Singh (Punjabi), 15.72; 2. R. Rajasekar (Madras), 15.52; 3. Salahuddin (Bharathiar), 14.82. Half-marathon: 1. Suresh Kumar (Punjabi), 1:03:58.26s, NMR; 2. Rattan Lal Jat (Punjabi), 1:04:25.09, BMR; 3. Nilesh Bodhe (RTM, Nagpur), 1:04:49.51, BMR. Old: 1:06:59.50, Anil Panwar (Pune).

Women: 200m: 1. V. Santhini (Calicut), 25.40; 2. K. Ammu (Kannur), 25.95; 3. Chhavi Sharawat (CCS, Meerut), 26.08. 100m hurdles: 1. C.T. Raji (Punjabi), 14.98; 2. Purnima Hembram (Punjabi), 15.11; 3. M.S. Darsana (Calicut), 15.15. 4x400m relay: 1. Calicut, 3:46.76; 2. MGU, Kottayam, 3:48.08; 3. Kannur, 3:50.00. Pole vault: 1. K.P. Anusha (Calicut), 3.30m; 2. K.K. Anoosha (Kottayam), 3.30; 3. K.C. Dija (Mangalore), 3.30. High jump: 1. Jinu Maria Manuel (MGU, Kottayam), 1.66; 2. Steny Michael (Kannur), 1.66; 3. K.D. Sindhu (Calicut), 1.61. Hammer throw: 1. Soniya Shinde (Pune), 48.61m; 2. Anita (Rajasthan), 47.75; 3. Sonam (VBSP, Jaunpur), 46.87. Half-marathon: 1. Sabeena (Mangalore), 1:14:30.39s, NMR; 2. M.V. Remeswari (Calicut), 1:15:13.44; 3. Rooma Devi (Punjabi), 1:15:30.71. Old: 1:15:08.60, Navjoban Kaur (Punjabi).

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