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Jijimol wins 5000m



Pune: Jijimol Jacob of Kerala won the 5,000 metres for girls on the opening day of the 51st National School Games athletic championship here on Sunday.

The results:

Boys: (Under-19): 5000m: 1. Arvind Kumar Pandey (UP), 2. Mohd. Yunus (UP), 3. Naresh Malik (Har). 5km walk: 1. Manoj Dombale (Mah), 2. Pardeep Kumar (Har), 3. Hardeep Singh (Pun). Shot put: 1. Shailendra Singh (UP), 2. Manoj Kumar (Raj), 3. Ashwini Solanki (Del).

Under-17: Discus: 1. Manish Kumar Singh (UP), 2. Mahatab Alam (UP), 3. Rahul (Har). 3000m: 1. Birsa Oram (Orissa), 2. Lalu Ram Mogya (Raj), 3. Rahuldev Yadav (UP).

Under-14: Shot put: 1. Roopranjan Singh (Pun), 2. Arshjot Singh (Pun), 3. Rishabh Deweddi (MP). High jump: 1. Jithin Johny (Ker), 2. Sabha Bhagat (Mah), 3. Manveer Singh (Pun).

Girls: (Under-19): 5000m: 1. Jijimol Jacob (Ker), 2. Shibani Das (WB), 3. Lalita Babar (Mah). Triple jump: Mayookha Johny (Ker), 2. Neetha Mathew (Kerala), 3. Varsha Rani Thorat (Mah). 5km walk: 1. V.S. Sandhya (Ker), 2. M.S. Indu (Ker), 3. J. Pallavi (AP). Javelin: 1. Pramila (Har), 2. Sohanil Fernandis (Kar), 3. Piyari Kumari (Raj).

Under-17: 3000m: 1. Navjoban Kaur (Pun), 2. Swati Gadhave (Mah), 3. Sukanya V.S. (Ker). Discus: 1. Sushila (Hary), 2. Ritujangra (Har), 3. Vaishnavi Jare (Mah).

Under-14: High jump: 1. Tanjila Khatun (WB), 2. Jinu Maria Manuel (Ker), 3. Shipu Mandal (WB). - PTI



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