Bharathiar’s international Mohammed Salahuddin suffered a shocking loss to Punjabi’s Navjot Singh in the men’s triple jump at the 74th National inter-university athletics championship at the Punjabi University ground here on Thursday.
Pune’s Varade Pooja won the women’s 10,000m with a meet record while the record-holder, Calicut’s M.D. Thara, finished a disappointing fourth.
Punjabi’s Gurlal Singh and KIIT’s Dutee Chand had emerged as the fastest man and woman winning the 100m.
The results: Men: 100m: Gurlal Singh (Punjabi) 10.76s. 400m: 1. Mohammed Irfan Arafath (Madurai Kamaraj) 48.70s. 800m: Manjeet Singh (Punjabi, Patiala) 1:52.73s. 5000m: Ankit Malik (Maharshi Dayanand, Rohtak) 14:36.00s NR, OR 14:39.39. 400m hurdles: C. Binu Aquito (Madras) 53.21s. 20,000m walk: Bhupendra Kumar (Pt. Ravishankar Shukla, Raipur) 1:29.08s NR, OR 1:31.23. Long jump: M. Vigneshwar (Anna, Chennai) 7.30m. High jump: Sidharth Yadav (Punjabi, Patiala) 2.12m. Triple jump: Navjot Singh (Punjabi) 15.40m. Shot put: Tajinder Pal Singh Toor (Punjabi, Patiala) 18.54m. Javelin: Dharmender Kumar (Rajasthan) 72.63m.
Women: 100m: Dutee Chand (KIIT, Bhubaneswar) 12.04. 400m: Anilda Thomas (Mahatma Gandhi, Kottayam) 55.71s. 800m: Pramila Yadav (Lucknow) 2:12.75s. 5000m: M. Kadam Nilam (Mumbai) 17:30.06s. 10,000m: Varade Pooja (Pune) 36:04.64s NR, OR 36:22.35. 400m hurdles: R. Anu (Calicut) 1:01.25s. Long jump: Bhumika Thakur (Punjabi) 5.72m. Pole vault: Emitha Baby (Mahatma Gandhi) 3.10m. 5km walk: Karamjit Kaur (Punjabi) 24:54.33s. Javelin: Annu Rani (Ch. Charan Singh, Meerut) 52.64m. Discus: Navjeet Kaur (Guru Nanak Dev, Amritsar) 51.23m. Heptathlon: Purnima Hembarg (Punjabi) 4320 pts. — Special Correspondent