St. Joseph's Sports Academy (Chennai), with 268 points, won the overall championship in the 85th senior State athletics championship, organised by Tiruchi District Athletics Association, at Anna Stadium here on Sunday.

SDAT (142) claimed the second spot.

T. Balamurugan (Southern Railway) and M. Gomathi (St. Joseph's Sports Academy) were adjudged best athletes in the men's and women's sections respectively.

The results:

Men: 200m: 1. Manikanda Arumugam (Southern Railway), 22.4s, 2. S. Kuldeep Singh (RAC), 3. N. Balaiah (Tiruchi); 400m: 1. Kiran Kumar (St. Joseph's SA), 50.3s, 2. S. Dharmalingam (SDAT), 3. S. Umar Farooq (USF); 800m: 1. P. Karthi (SDAT), 1:57.2s, 2. V. Manjunathan (SDAT), 3. P. Maruthai Thangam (Tiruchi); 5000m: 1. P.K. Anil Kumar (USF), 15:23.7s, 2. B. Ezhilnilavan (Grasshopper AC), 3. Yleshwar (MRC Wellington); 400m hurdles: 1. C. Binu Aquito (Indian Bank), 53.4s, 2. S. Mervin (SDAT), 3. R. Sudarsun (SDAT); 4x100m relay: 1. Indian Bank, 42.4s, 2. Southern Railway, 3. RAC; 4x400m relay: 1. SDAT, 3:25.8s, 2. USF, 3. St. Joseph's SA; 20km walk: 1. Ilayakumar (MRC Wellington), 1:45:58s, 2. R. Saravanakumar (STC), 3. C. Sujith (MRC Wellington); High jump: 1. K. Gowtham (LIC), 2m, 2. M. Ashok (St. Joseph's SA), 3. Nikhil Chittarasu (Southern Railway); Long jump: 1. M. Vigneshwar (St. Joseph's SA), 7.32m, 2. B. Azarudeen (SDAT), 3. P. Anburaja (Tiruchi); Triple jump: 1. Baskar (Southern Railway), 14.56m, 2. S. Vishnu Prasad (St. Joseph's SA), 3. S. Sathiesh Kumar (Tiruchi); Shotput: 1. S. Santhosh Kumar (Tiruchi), 15.83m, 2. Chidambaranathan (St. Joseph's SA), 3. N. Madan Kumar (St. Joseph's SA); Hammer throw: 1. N. Shankar (St. Joseph's SA), 51.63m, 2. R. Devanath (Tiruchi), 3. Sandeep Sharma (MRC Wellington); Javelin: 1. B. Bhoopathy (Tiruchi), 62.34m, 2. Michael Justin (SDAT), 3. Ezhil Raja (St. Joseph's SA); Decathlon: 1. T. Saravanan (Kovai AC), 5632 points, 2. Nikhil Chittarasu, 3. D. Vinoth (TN Police).

Best athlete: T. Balamurugan.

Team champion: St. Joseph's SA.

Women: 200m: 1. J. Dharanya (RAC), 26s, 2. S. Archana (SDAT), 3. R. Premila (TN Police); 400m: 1. Beryl Hudson (SDAT), 59.7s, 2. T.S. Kavitha (St. Joseph's SA), 3. S. Sajitha Banu (St. Joseph's SA); 800m: 1. M. Gomathi (St. Joseph's SA), 2:18.5s, 2. K. Meenakshi (St. Joseph's SA), 3. G. Thanga Benila (St. Joseph's SA); 5000m: 1. S. Padmavathi (St. Joseph's SA), 19:47.4s, 2. M. Aishwarya (Kavinadu YC), 3. A. Anbuselvi (Indian Bank); 400m hurdles: 1. T.S. Kavitha (St. Joseph's SA), 1:03.7s, 2. A. Papathi (TN Police), 3. M. Deepa (SDAT); 4x100m relay: 1. St. Joseph's SA, 52.2s, 2. TN Police, 3. Indian Bank; 4x400m relay: 1. St. Joseph's SA, 4:05.5s, 2. SDAT, 3. Nagapattinam; 10km walk: 1. R. Abirami (St. Joseph's SA), 59:42s, 2. C. Mahalakshmi (Indian Bank), 3. R. Madhumitha Karado (St. Joseph's SA); Long jump: 1. S. Delphin Rani (LIC), 5.60m, 2. G. Karthika (SAI, Mayiladuthurai), 3. M. Jeya Shamily (St. Joseph's SA); Discus: 1. M. Mahalakshmi (Achievers AA), 38.03m, 2. E. Hemapriya (Tiruchi), 3. R. Kumari (St. Joseph's SA); Hammer throw: 1. E. Hemapriya (Tiruchi), 43.67m, 2. Muthuselvi (LIC), 3. P. Madhupriya (St. Joseph's SA); Pole vault: 1. Saranya Subramaniyan (Income Tax), 3.10m, 2. T. Tamilarasi (TN Police), 3. E. Rajeshwari (TN Police); Heptathlon: 1. S. Neelaveni (St. Joseph's SA), 3903 points, 2. N. Gayathri (St. Joseph's SA), 3. S. Shanmathi (Tiruchi).

Best athlete: M. Gomathi.

Team champion: St. Joseph's SA.