Delhi emerges on top at National Women’s Sports Festival

December 30th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS  

Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi emerged champions at the 34th National Women’s Sports Festival at Hamirpur, around 150 kilometres from here. “Delhi hogged the limelight by bagging 10 of the 57 medals. The medals included five gold, two silver and three bronze,” an organiser said Tuesday.Punjab won eight medals, including one gold. Hosts Himachal Pradesh won three medals, same as Kerala.

Results:

100m hurdle: 1. R. Vingeshwari (TN); 2. Pooja Thakur (Del); 3. Anju (Pun)
Discus throw: 1. Saroj (Del); 2. Ritu (Har); 3. Devi Gaonkar (Goa)
3,000 metres: 1. Preeti (Har); 2 Minu Narwal (UP); 3 Patil Resham (Mah)
1,500 metres: 1. Vaheeda Rehman (Del); 2 Preeti (Har); 3 Manpreet (Pun)
800 metres: 1. Vaheeda Rehman (Del); 2 Manpreet Kaur (Pun); 3 Sangeeta Yadav (UP)
400 metres: 1. Pushpa (HP); 2 Saraswati (Ori); 3 Jauna (Del)
200 metres: 1. Reena Mathew (Ker); 2. Bhanga Hema (Mah); 3. Reeta Devi (Ori)
100 metres: 1. Enna (Ker); 2. Bhaga Hema (Mah); 3. Harpal Kaur (Pun)
4×100 metres relay: 1. Punjab; 2. Kerala; 3. Maharashtra
High jump: 1. Renuka Mal V.G (Ker); 2. Shavam (WB); 3. Anju Mol V.R (Ker)
400 metres hurdles: 1. Pooja Thakur (Del); 2. Suhibani Oram (Ori); 3. Anju (Pun)
Long jump: 1. Swami Bhoomi (WB); 2. Rakhi Thakur (Del); 3. Meenu T. Jash (Ker)
Javelin: 1. Sanjo Devi (HP); 2. Chumki Chowdhary (Del); 3. Poonam (Har)
Tennis (team championship): 1. Delhi; 2. Tamil Nadu; 3. Haryana
Tennis singles: 1. Sheetal Yadav (Mah); Aishwarya (TN); 3 Himani (Har)
Hockey: 1. Punjab; 2. Karnataka; 3. Orissa.

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