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National Junior athletics | Maheshwari sets new steeplechase record

Making a splash: Telangana’s G. Maheshwari on her way to a National record.

Making a splash: Telangana’s G. Maheshwari on her way to a National record.  

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Bushra Khan Gauri also sets National mark in 2000m

Telangana’s G. Maheshwari set a National record on the final day of the 35th National junior athletics championship at Acharya Nagarjuna University campus here on Wednesday.

Maheshwari, a trainee of SAI-Gopi Chand Mytrah under SAI athletics coach N. Ramesh in Hyderabad, ran the girls under-20 3000m steeplechase in 10:34.10s that erased the time of 10:53.91 set by Nandini Gupta in Lucknow in 2017.

In girls’ under-16, Madhya Pradesh’s Bushra Khan Gauri set a new National mark in the 2000m with a timing of 6:24.71, that bettered Amrita Patel’s mark of 6:25.66.

The results: Boys: Under-20: 200m: 1. Abhin B. Devadiga (Kar) 21.41s, 2, Prasad Kailash Ahire (Mah) 21.43, 3. Ajith John (Ker) 21.71. 400m hurdles: 1. Dhaval Mahesh Utekar (Guj) 51.36, 2. Harshvardhan Satish Bhosle (Mah) 52.36, 3. Rakshith (Kar) 53.78. 3000m steeplechase: 1. Mohammed Nur Hasan (UP) 9:23.48, 2. M. Manoj Kumar (Ker) 9:32.32, 3. Suhas Prabhakar Bankar (Mah) 9:37.96. 4 x 400m: 1. Delhi (Ansh, Himashu, Rashid & Vikrant Panchal) 3:13.08, 2. Haryana 3:13.71, 3. Kerala 3:14.97.

Triple jump: 1. Praveen Chithravel (TN) 15.85m, 2. Gailey Venister (AP) 15.46, 2. E. Aravinth E (TN) 15.43. Shotput: 1. Aniket (Utk) 17.97; 2. S.R. Rahul Kashyap (Kar) 17.96, 3. Saurav Tanwar (Har) 17.88.

Boys: Under-18: 200m: 1. N. Shanmuga Srinivas (AP) 21.34s (MR, Old: 21.50, Nisar Ahmed, Ranchi, 2018), 2. Shashikanth Virupakshappa Anga (Kar) 21.35, 3. Aniket Choduhary (TS) 21.83. 1500m: 1. Satya Dev (Har) 4:04.36, 2. Harendra Kumar (Del) 4:05.03, 3. Saurabh Rawat (Mah) 4:05.72. 3 km walk: 1. Sumik Kundu (Har) 8:34.04, 2. Puneet Yadav (Har) 8:36.47, 3. Monu (Maharashtra) 8:38.51. 400m hurdles: 1. A. Rohith (Ker) 52.88, 2. Akhil Babu (Ker) 54.21, 3. V.S. Pranav (TN) 54.31. 2000m steeplechase: 1. Atul Bhinsingbhai Gamit (Guj) 5:49.23 (MR, Old: 5:51.90, Raj Kumar, Mangaluru, 2017), 2. Sourabh Antil (Har) 5:54.20, 3. Sunil Joliya Janabhai (Guj) 6:03.68.

Under-16: 200m: 1. Kapil (Har) 21.99s, 2. Aman Khokhar (UP) 22.18, 3. Riday Samar Jana (Mah) 22.26. 2000m: 1. Amit Chaudhry (UP) 5:42.77, 2. Walter Kandulna (TN) 5:42.85, 3. Dushyant (UP) 5:44.61. Hammer throw: 1. Nirbhay Choudhary (Del) 64.58m, 2. Devang (Del) 56.50m, 3. Anuj Arun Dengale (Mah) 47.67.

Girls: Under-18: 200m: 1. Priya Habbathanahally (Kar) 24.49s, 2. Jeevanji Deepthi (TS) 24.67, 3. Payal Vohra (Del) 24.97. 1500m: 1. Ankita (Utk) 4:28.20 (MR, Old: 4:35.40, Lili Das, Ranchi, 2015), 2. Pooja (Har) 4:28.79, 3. Tai Hiraman Bamhane (Mah) 4:44.66. 3000m: 1. Rebi Pal (UP) 9:50.64, Drashtiben Pravinbhai Chaudhri (Guj) 9:51.02, Supriti Kashyap (Jha) 9:53.85. 400m hurdles: 1. C. Vishrutha (TN) 1:04.40, 2. B. Ranga Johnsi (AP) 1:06.34, 3. Nirmal Punia (Har) 1:06.40. 2000m steeplechase: 1. Madhura Vrundiah Shetty (Mah) 7:22.80, 2. Vandana Mori (Guj) 7;23.73, 3. Manju Ajay Yadav (MP) 7:33.95.

Under-20: 200m: 1. Kaveri Laxmangouda Patil (Kar) 24.48, 2. Santra Teresa Martin (TN) 24.65, 3. K. Roshini (TN) 24.78. 400m hurdles: 1. K.M. Nibha (Ker) 1:01.55, 2. Khsuhdeep Kaur (Pun) 1:02.79, 3. R. Arathi (Kerala) 1:03.13. 3000m steeplechase: 1. G. Maheshwari (TS) 10:34.10 (NR & MR, Old: 10:53.91, Nandini Gupta, Lucknow, 2017), 2. Rujuta Dudharan Shende (Mah) 11:15.70, 3. D.R. Smith (Kar) 11:41.78. 4x400m relay: 1. Kerala (R. Arathi, T. Soorya Mol, T, Riyamol Joy and K.M. Nibhha) 3:50.51, 2. Delhi 3:51.93; 3. Haryana 3:52.42.

Under-16: 200m: 1. Riya Nitin Patil (Mah) 25.02s, 2. Soumita Paul (WB) 25.33, 3. Sharon Maria (TN) 25.44. 2000m: Bushra Khan Gauri (MP) 6:24.71 (NR & MR, Old: 6:25.66, Amrita Patel, Coimbatore, 2016), 2. Sneha Malik (Har) 6:26.18, 3. Anisha (Utk) 6:35.83. Javelin: 1. Pratiksha Patel (UP) 43.08m (MR, Old: 41.24, Jyoti, Mangalagiri, 2017), 2. Ramyashree Jain (Kar) 41.33, 3. Sheetal (Har) 33.79.

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