Indian Grand Prix: Anas wins gold

Muhammed Anas won the men’s 400 metres gold with a time of 45.89 seconds, beating Arokia Rajiv in the Indian Grand Prix at the Netaji Institute of Sports Complex here on Sunday.

Muhammed Anas won the men’s 400 metres gold with a time of 45.89 seconds.   -  Special Arrangement

Muhammed Anas won the men’s 400 metres gold with a time of 45.89 seconds, beating Arokia Rajiv in the Indian Grand Prix at the Netaji Institute of Sports Complex here on Sunday.

Time wise, it was not the best performance for Anas who had clocked 45.69 in winning the third leg of the Asian Grand Prix recently in Chinese Taipei.

Devender Singh won the men’s javelin with an impressive throw of 84.57 metres, well past the World Championship qualification mark of 83 metres.

In women’s 400, MR Poovamma pipped Debashree Mazumdar for the gold.

The results:

Men:

100m: 1. Mohammed Sadath 10.87; 2. R. Anesh 10.95; 3. Saroj Kumar Jena 12.31.

400m: 1. Muhammed Anas 45.89; 2. Arokia Rajiv 46.85; 3. Sachin Roby 47.38.

800m: 1. Ajay Kumar Saroj 1:49.71; 2. Sajeesh Joseph 1:51.33; 3. Arun Kumar 1:52.14.

5000m: 1. G. Lakshmanan 14:15.64; 2. Md. Yunus 14:29.86; 3. Kalidas Hirave 14:38.03.

Triple jump: 1. Arpinder Singh 16.35; 2. AV Rakesh Babu 15.95; 3. Deepankar 15.24.

Shot put: 1. Omprakash Singh 19.14; 2. Jasdeep Singh 18.78.

Javelin: 1. Devender Singh 84.57; 2. Samarjeet Singh 76.85; 3. Rajender Singh 76.30.

Women:

100m: 1. Merlin Joseph 10.88; 2. Reena George 11.99; 3. Manvir Kaur 12.48.

400m: 1. MR Poovamma 53.48; 2. Debashree Mazumdar 54.08; 3. Sarita Ben Gaya 54.20.

5000m: 1. L. Suriya 16:21.03.

100m hurdles: 1. Purnima Hembram 13.85; 2. KV Sajitha 14.37; 3. Liksy Joseph 14.84.

Triple jump: 1. NV Sheena 12.91; 2. G. Karthika 12.68; 3. Niharika Vashisht 12.54.

Javelin: 1. Annu Rani 59.26; 2. K. Rashmi 51.10; 3. Priyanka 47.69.