Santosh Kumar of Visakhapatnam Port Trust won two golds-100m and 400m in the 35th all-India Major Ports athletic championships which commenced at the Port stadium here on Monday.
Alphonsa Royan of Chennai won the same events in the women’s section, while K. Vijaya Lakshmi of Visakhapatnam finished with three medals — 100m, 400m and high jump in the girls’ under-18 section.
N. Nishant and P. Nayana won two medals each in the boys’ under-18 and girls’ under-14 sections.
The meet was inaugurated by Deputy Chairman of VPT and president of Visakhapatnam Port Sports Council GVL Satya Kumar.
The results: Men: 100m: 1. Santosh Kumar (VPT), 2. R.K. Layak (Paradip), 3. Salva Kumar (Mumbai). 400m: 1. Santosh Kumar, 2. Layak, 3. K.J. Joyson (Cochin). High jump: 1. T.K. Barik (Paradip), 2. Sunil Kumar Naik (Mumbai). Shotput: 1. N. Syam Sundar (VPT), 2. S. Soosaimichael (Tuticorin), 3. Ch. Appala Raju (VPT). 1500m: 1. Jyoson, 2. Janak Roy (Paradip), 3. P. Pydiraju (VPT).
Women: 100m: 1. Alphonsa Royan (Chennai), 2. Swati R. Patil (Mumbai), 3. T.T. Jency (VPT). 400m: 1. Alphonsa, 2. Swati, 3. Ujwala Nikalje (JNPT). High jump: 1. D. Florance (Chennai), 2. D. Aruna Jyothi (VPT), 3. Jency. Shotput: 1. V. Chitra (Chennai), 2. Sushmamatre (JNPT), 3. Florance Amstrin (Chennai).
First place winners only: Boys: Under-18 100m and 400m: N. Nishanth (VPT); Shotput: Shyam Ranjan Pal (Paradip). Under-16 100m: Rajat R. Mahadik (JNPT); 400m: Himansu Sekhar (Paradip); Shotput: R. Reven Castro (Tuticorin). Under-14 100m: Mosomu Dolai (Paradip).
Girls: Under-18 100m, 400m and 1500m: K. Vijayalakshmi (VPT). Under-16 100m: Shweta Tandel (JNPT), 400m: Pranita Tandel (JNPT); High jump: Pallavi Madhavi (JNPT). Under-14 100m and high jump: P. Nayana (VPT).
Keywords: Major Ports athletic championships