Sameer Mon appears fastest athlete of Nat'l Inter-state Athletics

Jul 01 2016 11:36 AM
Sameer Mon appears fastest athlete of Nat'l Inter-state Athletics

Sameer Mon the Veteran sprinter has won gold in 100 metre at the 56th National Inter-state Senior Athletics Championships in Hyderabad. Representing Manipur, Sameer clocked 10.60 seconds to become the fastest athlete in the country. 

Karnataka athlete Reena George's switch-over from 400 metre to 100 metre proved successful as she won the women's 100 metre dash in 11.99 seconds. Khyati Vakharia of Karnataka cleared a season best 3.80 metre to win the women's pole vault. 

In women's 100 metre hurdles, M Sugina of Kerala clocked a personal best of 14.17 secs to win gold. Tamil Nadu duo of B Dhanalakshmi and D Keerthana also delivered their bests to secure the next two spots. D Sreekanth, also of Kerala, took his first major title in men's 110 metre hurdles by clocking a personal best of 14.54 seconds.

 

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