Loyola (108 points) and M.O.P. Vaishnav (138 points) claimed the overall championships for men and women respectively, at the A.L. Mudaliar inter-collegiate athletic meet here on Friday.

The best performance of the day came from T. Kalaivani (MOP Vaishnav) in heptathlon where she broke a 24-year old meet record, tallying 4500 points. Kalaivani won four gold medals in the event to clinch the individual championship in the women's category.

J. Surendhar with five gold medals was instrumental in leading Loyola to the overall championship and was rewarded for his efforts with the individual championship in the men's division.

G. Thiruvasagam, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras gave away the prizes. Also present at the valedictory function were V. Mahadevan, Organising Secretary, K.K. Maheshwari, Secretary, K. Nirmala Prasad, Principal, M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women.

The results:

Men: 110m hurdles: 1. J. Surendhar (Loyola) 14.6s, 2. Dhamu Rathinam (MCC) 15.9, 3. R. Rajasekar (AM Jain) 16.0.

200m: 1. M. Prakash (Loyola) 21.55s, 2. V. Praveen (MCC) 21.79, 3. A. Yogesh (JH Agarsen) 22.22.

4x100m relay: 1. Loyola 41.8s, 2. MCC 41.8, 3. SCP Jain 44.7. 4x400m relay: 1. Loyola 3:20.1s, 2. AM Jain 3:24.6, 3. MCC 3:39.8.

1500m: 1. E. Mayakrishnan (Loyola) 4:03.2s, 2. P.K. Anil Kumar (Loyola) 4:04.0, 3. R. Vanchinathan (SCP Jain) 4:12.7.

20km walk: 1. A. Rajesh (AM Jain) 2:04:25.6s, 2. G. Surendar (AM Jain) 2:09:29.4, 3. B.N. Braphin (Loyola) 2:22:11.3. Half marathon: 1. R. Santhosh Kumar (Loyola) 1:23:22.0s, 2. Sathish Kumar (MCC) 1:26:38.0, 3. Balaji (MCC) 1:28:41.0.

Decathlon: 1. Dharmarathinam (MCC) 5424 pts, 2. Rajakumar (Loyola) 5144, 3. P. Packiaraj (Loyola) 5075.

Long Jump: 1. J. Surendhar (Loyola) 7.24m, 2. M. Silambarasan (MCC) 7.24, 3. M. Vijayakrishnan (Loyola) 7.21. High Jump: 1. K. Gowtham (Loyola) 2.00m, 2. Dhamu Rathinam (MCC) 1.95, 3. L. Silvestar (Loyola) 1.95. Discus: 1. T. Raghu (AM Jain) 42:74m, 2. Santhosh Devadoss (Loyola) 42.42, 3. R. Ramadoss (MCC) 41.7.

Women: 200m: 1. J. Tharanya (MOP Vaishnav) 25.5s, 2. Aarthi (Ethiraj) 25.7, 3. Yogalakshmi (MOP Vaishnav) 27.1.

4x100m relay: 1. Ethiraj 52.4s, 2. JBAS 54.0, 3. Anna Adharsh 55.2. 4x400m relay: 1. MOP Vaishnav 4:12.5s, 2. JBAS 4:25.6, 3. Ethiraj 4:32.1.

1500m: 1. M. Gomathi (MOP Vaishnav) 4:57.2s, 2. A. Anbuselvi (Ethiraj) 5:14.2, 3. K. Meenakshi (MOP Vaishnav) 5:14.8.

5km walk: 1. Mahalakshmi (Ethiraj) 26:21.5s (NMR, OMR: S. Akila 28:34.03), 2. Gayathri Devi (MOP Vaishnav) 31:33.7, 3. Kanaha (MOP Vaishnav) 34: 51.2.

Half Marathon: 1. Shanthi (MOP Vaishnav) 1:44:19.0s, 2. Sangeetha Muthu (MOP Vaishnav) 1:47:40.0, 3. Gracy Emalda (SDNB Vaishanv) 2:33:18.0.

Heptathlon: 1. T. Kalaivani (MOP Vaishnav) 4500 points (NMR, OMR: Meenagopal 4219 points) 2. S. Neelaveni (MOP Vaishnav) 3684, 3. M. Anjammal (JBAS) 3016.

Long Jump: 1. S. Preethi (MOP Vaishnav) 5.48m, 2. Melani Marry Heyers (MOP Vaishnav) 5.36, 3. S. Rama (JBAS) 5.05.

Overall championship: Men: 1. Loyola 108 points, 2. MCC 65, 3. AM Jain 28. Women: 1. MOP Vaishnav 138 points, 2. Ethiraj 51, 3. JBAS 17.

Individual Championship: Men: J. Surendhar (Loyola) 15 points. Women: T. Kalaivani (MOP Vaishnav) 20 points.

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