Laimwon Narzary sets high jump nat'l record; Jacob wins 400m gold

The 19-year-old Laimwon beat the previous national record of 1.75 set by Bobby Aloysius in Delhi in 1992. In the process, she also removed the meet record of 1.74 metres set by SAF Games champion M. Sangeetha in Bengaluru in 2001.

Amoj Jacob, who had won the 400 and 800 metres gold in the recent Federation Cup in Patiala, clocked 48.25 seconds for the 400 metres gold among the juniors.   -  AFI

Laimwon Narzary of Assam cleared 1.77 metres in girls high jump for a national record in the 15th Junior Federation Cup athletics championships at the PAC Stadium here on Sunday.

The 19-year-old Laimwon beat the previous national record of 1.75 set by Bobby Aloysius in Delhi in 1992. In the process, she also removed the meet record of 1.74 metres set by SAF Games champion M. Sangeetha in Bengaluru in 2001.

In the boys 10,000 metres walk, Eknath Turambeker clocked 43 minutes 36.67 seconds for a national junior record. The earlier mark of 43:37.66 was against the name of Kuldeep set in Pune in 2012.

Amoj Jacob, who had won the 400 and 800 metres gold in the recent Federation Cup in Patiala, clocked 48.25 seconds for the 400 metres gold among the juniors. He had clocked 46.26 in beating the men.

The results:

Boys:

400m: 1. Amoj Jacob 48.25; 2. Ravinder 48.66; 3. Gaurav 48.72.
110m hurdles: 1. Sachin Binu 14.44; 2. Alden Noronha 14.52; 3. D.Amarnath 14.53.
10,000m walk:
1. Eknath Turambeker 43:36.67 2. Sunil 43:40.17; 3. Amanjot Singh 44:08.17.
High jump: 1. Tejaswin Shankar 2.15; 2. T. Aromal 2.05; 3. N. Mohamed Akkiel 2.05.
Long jump: 1. M. Vishnu 7.40; 2. Sachin Bamel 7.27; 3. Kuldeep 7.16.
Discus throw: 1. S. Mithravarun 55.83; 2. Vanam Sharma 50.37; 3. Parvesh Kumar 49.26.
Decathlon: 1. Amit 6261; 2. Paramjeet 6165; 3. Abhijeet Singh 6116.
4 x 100m relay: 1. Punjab 42.34; 2. Tamil Nadu 42.42; 3. Haryana 42.60.

Girls:

400m: 1. Pooja 56.25; 2. Tiyasha Samadder 56.99; 3. Jaya Sachan 57.54.
100m hurdles: 1. Anurupa Kumari 14.07; 2. Sapna Kumari 14.24; 3. C. Kanimozhi 14.50.
10,000m walk: 1. Sonal Sukhwal 53.10.64; 2. Priyanka Patel 53:22.81; 3. Jaspal Kaur 54:11.34.
High jump: 1. Laimwon Narzary 1.77, 2. Rubina Yadav 1.71; 3. Rekha 1.71.
Pole vault: 1. Mariya Jaison 3.50; 2. Anjali Francis 3.10.
Shot put: 1. Anamika Das 14.43; 2. Kachnar Choudhary 14.19; 3. Sonal Goyal 13.01.
4 x 100m relay: 1. Kerala 48.02; 2. Tamil Nadu 48.64; 3. Maharashtra 48.75.