SPORT

Vijila’s day out

TIRUCHI: P. Balasubramanian (St. Joseph’s) and A. Vijila (Kundavai Nachiar GAC) were declared the best athletes in the men’s and women’s sections respectively at the 26th Bharathidasan University inter-collegiate athletic meet here on Saturday.

Vijila also won the 100m hurdles in a new record time of 15.4 seconds.

The Principal of the Bishop Heber College, M. Marcus Diepen Boominathan and the Principal of the Shrimathi Indira Gandhi College, K. Meena gave away the prizes.

The results: Men: 110m hurdles: 1. A.M. Abdul Khader (Jamal Mohammed), 16.8s, 2. A. Saravanan (AVVM Sri Pushpam), 3. Mohammed Ifthikar (JJ CAS). 4x400m relay: 1. St. Joseph’s, 3:33.9s, 2. Jamal Mohammed, 3. H.H. Rajah’s. Long jump: 1. P. Balasubramanian (St. Joseph’s), 6.70m, 2. R. Muniraja (Jamal Mohammed), 3. V. Raja Ganesh (St. Joseph’s). Discus: 1. V. Shanmugaraja (Jamal Mohammed), 33.36m, 2. J. Praveen Anand (Jamal Mohammed), 3. A. Thangapandi (H.H. Rajah’s). Javelin: 1. S. Muralidharan (St. Joseph’s), 53.50m, 2. P. Ayyappan (Jamal Mohammed), 3. M. Anandharaj (Jamal Mohammed). 20km road race: 1. C. Sivakumar (St. Joseph’s), 1:15:37.9s, 2. U. Vasanth (Jamal Mohammed), 3. C. Anbarasan (H.H. Rajah’s).

Best athlete and individual champion: P. Balasubramanian.

Team champions: St. Joseph’s College.

Women: 5000m: 1. P. Lakshmi (H.H. Rajah’s), 21:25.1s, 2. M. Anitha (VCSM), 3. G. Sugunasundari (H.H. Rajah’s). 100m hurdles: 1. A. Vijila (Kundavai Nachiar GAC), 15.4s, NMR, 2. P.K. Sridevi (Holy Cross), 3. S. Prema (Holy Cross). 4x400m relay: 1. H.H. Rajah’s, 4:34.5s, 2. Holy Cross, 3. AVVM Sri Pushpam. Triple jump: 1. A. Vijila, 10.75m, 2. M. Revathy (D.G. GAC), 3. S. Dhainesmari (H.H. Rajah’s). Shot put: 1. Jacklian Mary (M.R. College), 10.09m, 2. I. Abirami (AVC), 3. M. Bhavani (Bishop Heber). Hammer: 1. R. Sarala (Jamal Mohammed), 23.22m, 2. M. Kalaivani (Holy Cross), 3. R. Pouline (GAC, Kumbakonam); Best athlete: A. Vijila.

Individual champions: A. Vijila and P. Lakshmi.

Team champions: H.H. Rajah’s College.

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