Manikanda and Sajitha emerge fastest

Manikanda Raj clinched gold in the men’s 100M sprint on the second day of the 79th Railway Athletic Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday.

Under perpetual showers, the South Central Railway employee, who works as a ticket examiner at the Nellore railway station, clocked 10.59 seconds to take the first place followed by Ganesh Satpute of Central Railway (10.76), and  Manikanda Arumugam of Southern Railway (10.76).

In the women’s 100m event, Sajitha K V of Western Railway broke ahead of the pack at 14.20 seconds for the gold medal. Anshu MM of Central Railway (14.31) and  Manju PM of Western Railway (14.69) finished second and third.

Sajitha triumphed in wo­m­en’s 100M hurdles as well, sto­pping the clock at 14.20 secon­ds followed by Anshu (14.31) and Manju (14.69).

Manpreet Kaur walked away with the honours in women’s shotput with a throw of 14.28 metres while Pinki Dey (12.80) and Saraswathi (11.94) coming second and third.

In the men’s 110 metres hurdles,  A Suresh took the gold by clocking14.23 seconds with Pinto Mathew A (14.56) and Muthusamy (15.05) winning silver and  bronze.

In the men’s triple jump, Amarjeet Singh  bagged the gold with a jump of 15.18 metres. Baskar (14.99) and Maha Singh 14.48 took silver and bronze.

Results: Men: 100M: Manikanda Raj (Southcentral Railway) 10.59 seconds, 1; Ganesh Satpute (Central Railway) 10.76, 2; Manikanda Arumugam (Southern Railway) 10.76, 3.
3000M steeplechase: Sachin Patil (Central Railway) 9:19.17 seconds, 1; Mahendra S.

(Western Railway) 9:20.71, 2; Jiya Lal Bind (Northcentral Railway) 9:21.08, 3.
110M hurdles: A.Suresh (ICF) 14.23 seconds, 1; Pinto Mathew A. (Western Railway) 14.56, 2; Muthusamy (Southern Railway) 15.05, 3.

Triple jump:  Amarjeet Singh  (Northern Railway) 15.18 metres, 1; Baskar (Southern Railway)14.99, 2; Maha Singh (Northern Railway) 14.48, 3.

Hammer throw: Talwinder Singh (DMW Patiala) 62.49 metres, 1; Azad Ahmed (Southwestern Railway) 61.86, 2; Sukhdev Singh (Northern Railway) 58.87, 3.

Javelin throw:  Rajender Singh (Northwestern Railway) 71.00 metres, 1;  Sharath Raj (Southern Railway) 66.99, 2; K.N. Tripathi  (Northcentral Railway) 65.31m, 3.

Decathlon:  Raneesh V.V. (Southern Railway) 6463 points, 1; Omveer Singh (Southwestern Railway) 5879, 2; Rambir Singh (Northwestern Railway) 5823, 3.

20Km walk:  Maniram Patel (Western Railway) 1:32:20.21 seconds, 1; Romit (Western Railway) 1:38:52.42, 2; Ashok Patel (Southeast Central Rail) 1:45:51.17, 3.

4x400M relay: Southern Railway (Srijith P.S.,  Joseph Abraham,  Binish V.B.,  Bibin Mathew) 3:19.90, 1 seconds, 1;  Southwestern Railway (Deepak R., Prashanth, S.Bharath, Vishamber Kolekar), 3:23.53, 2; Western Railway (Avin Thomas, Sanjay, Pinto Mathew, Jithin Paul) 3:27.38, 3.

Women: 100M:  1. Sajitha K.V (Western Railway) 14.20 seconds, 1; Anshu M.M. (Central Railway) 14.31, 2; Manju P.M. (Western Railway) 14.69, 3.

3000M steeplechase: Lalita Babar (Central Railway) 10:45.07 seconds, 1; Priyanka Patel (Central Railway) 11:01.39, 2; Neethu M.V. (Southern Railway) 11:36.98, 3.

100M hurdles:  Sajitha K.V. (Western Railway) 14.20 seconds, 1; Anshu M.M. (Central Railway) 14.31, 2; Manju P.M. (Western Railway) 14.69, 3.

High jump:  Sahana Kumari  Southwestern Railway) 1.76 metres, 1;  2. Mallika Mondal (Eastern Railway) 1.70, 2; Siji N.K. (Western Railway) 1.65, 3.

Triple jump: Prajusha M.A. (Southwestern Railway) 13.29 metres, 1;  Amita Baby (Central Railway) 12.46, 2; Neena V. (Western Railway)  12.05, 3.

Shot put: Manpreet Kaur (DMW Patiala) 14.28 metres, 1; Pinki Dey ( Eastern Railway) 12.80, 2; Saraswathi  (Southern Railway) 11.94, 3.

20Km walk:  Rani Yadav (DLW) 1:49:27.28 seconds, 1; Shanti Kumari (Western Railway)1:54:29.68, 2; Anitha M. (Southwestern Railway) 2:03:05.61, 3.

4x100M relay:  Southern Railway (Diana Clinton, Sonia K.A., Sini Jose ,Chavi Sharawat) 3:51.95 seconds, 1; Central Railway (Liksy Joseph, Aparna, Niksy  Joseph, Sushma Devi S) 3:52.21, 2;  Western Railway (Manisha Devi, Merlin Joseph, Anita Nagareddy , Sarira),3:54.84, 3.

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