Sprint double for Dutee Chand of Odisha

July 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Dutee Chand of Odisha achieved a sprint double as she won the 200 metres while equalling the National and Meet record of 24.49 seconds in the 5th National Youth Athletics here Saturday.

Chand, who on Friday had won the 100 metres in a National record time, underlined her prowess as a sprinter while easily outpacing the 200-strong field.

Meanwhile, Meghana Shetty of Karnataka set a Meet record of 14.06 seconds in the girls’ 100 metres hurdles as against the previous best of 14.43, but just outside the National mark of 14.02.

The results:

Boys - 200M: Ramanand (MP) 1 (22.08secs); Kamberdeep Singh (Pnj) 2 (22.31s); Gaurang Rajendra Ambre (Mah) 3 (22.47s). 110M Hurdles: Fakeerappa V Bangi (Kar) 1 (14.51s); Rahul Mishra (Jhar) 2 (14.63s); C Shiva Kumar (Kar) 3 (14.91s). High jump: Jesse Sandesh (Kar) 1 (2.04M); Sreenith Mohan (Kerala) 2 (2.02M); Ajay Kumar (Har) 3 (2.00M). Discus throw: Sachin (Har) 1 (56.67M); Ashok Kumar (MP) 2 (51.63M); Rajat Kumar Mohanty (Ori) 3 (44.59M).

Girls - 200M: Dutee Chand (Odi) 1 (24.49s; NR and MR; Old: 24.49s); Ruma Sarkar (WB) 2 (25.12s); Himashree Roy (WB) 3 (25.13s). 100M Hurdles: Meghana Shetty (Kar) 1 (14.06s; MR. Old: 14.43s); Arya TS (Kerala) 2 (14.81s); Dhanalakshmi B (TN) 3 (15.03s). Discus throw: Manisha (Har) 1 (39.62M); Jyoti (Har) 2 (38.68M); JS Priyanka (Kar) 3 (36.52M). Javelin throw: Kumari Sharmila (Har) 1 (47.09M); Abha Khatua (WB) 2 (40.50M); Prajitha CK (Kerala) 3 (38,91M).

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