Two new meet information have been set on the opening day of the 61st SNJ-Nationwide inter-state athletics championships in Chennai on Friday. Not one of the athletes may make the lower for the Commonwealth Video games or the World Championships.
Males’s lengthy jumper M. Sreeshankar of Kerala made the brand new mark within the qualifying occasion with a bounce of 8.01m, erasing the one set by Prem Kumar (8.00m) in 2013. Muhammad Anees Yahiya of Kerala got here second (7.85m), whereas Jeswin Aldrin (7.71) got here third.
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It was a great day for Tamil Nadu in ladies’s pole vault because it bagged all the highest three positions with a brand new file as well by Tamil Nadu’s E. Baranica, who bagged gold. Rosy Meena Paulraj and Pavithra Venkatesh completed second and third.
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Baranica and Rosy cleared 4m, but it surely was Baranica who cleared 4.05m. After clearing 4.05m, Baranica went for 4.10m which she couldn’t clear in two makes an attempt whereas giving a ‘go’ to the third. She then went for for the Nationwide file, held by Surekha (4.15m) in 2014, however failed once more.
Abhishek Pal and Sanjivani Baburao Jadhav scripted contrasting victories to bag the gold medal within the males’s and ladies’s 10,000m races, respectively. Whereas Sanjivani led from begin to end, Abhishek needed to beat back a stiff problem from Gulveer Singh and Dharmender.
Males: 10000m: 1. Abhishek Pal (UP) 29:55.51s, 2. Gulveer Singh (UP) 29:55.71, 3. Dharmender (Raj) 29:55.84.
Lengthy bounce (qualifying): 1. M. Sreeshankar (Ker) 8.01 (NMR) (OR: Prem Kumar, 8.00m, Chennai) 2013), 2. Muhammed Anees Yahiya (Ker) 7.85m, 3. Jeswin Aldrin (TN) 7.71m.
Ladies’s pole vault: 1. E. Baranica (TN) 4.05m (NMR) (OMR: Khyati Vakharia (Guwahati, 4.00m, 2018), 2. Rosy Meena Paulraj (TN) 4.00m, 3. Pavithra Venkatesh (TN) 3.90m.