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Tintu Luka
Tintu Luka

CHENNAI: Calicut’s Tintu Luka, a protégé of P.T. Usha, with a time of 2:01.92 created a new meet record in the women’s 800m event in the All-India inter-university athletics meet here on Monday. She erased her own record (2:05.41) set in 2008.

The results:

Men: High jump: 1. Nikhil Chittarasu (Bharathidasan) 2.09m, 2. Arun S Kumar (Kerala) 2.06, 3. Dharmendra Kumar (Magadh) 2.06; Shot put: 1. Jasdeep Singh (GNDU, Amristar) 16.98m, 2. Amit (MD, Rohtak) 16.72, 3. Shiv Kumar (Ch. Cheran Singh) 16.62.

Women: 100m: 1. Neethurajan (Mahatma) 12.06sec, 2. Merlink Joseph (Calicut) 12.12, 3. Shamna Muhammed (Mahatma) 12.09; 400m hurdles: 1. Darsana (Calicut) 1:00.59, 2. Jojimol Joseph (Mahatma) 1:00.62, 3. Pammini Kumari (B.N. Mandal) 1:01.25; 800m: 1. Tintu Luka (Calicut) 2:01.92sec (NMR, OR: self, Calicut, 2:05.41, 2008), 2. Ambika Shreedharan (Calicut) 2:11.37, 3. Sukjit Kaur (Punjabi) 2:14.19; 5000m: 1. Navjoban Kaur (Panjab) 17:00.74sec (NMR, OR: O.P. Jaisha, Mahatma, 17:03.01, 2004), 2. Suriya (Bharathidasan) 17:12.12, 3. Rameswari (Calicut) 17:30.82; Triple jump: 1. Shraddha Ghule (Mumbai) 12.82m, 2. Amitha Baby (Mahatma) 12.81, 3. Mareena Joseph (Kannur) 12.79.

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