It’s Nihal Joel’s day outSeptember 6, 2017
Nihal Joel broke a 17-year-old record at the State senior and junior athletics championships here on Tuesday after clocking 48.7s in the U-18 boys’ 400m. Nihal — who trains at Arjun Track and Field — erased B.C. Sashidhar’s mark of 49.2.
There were at least three more records made on the second day of the meet, by Irappa Halagannavar (1500m, u-20 boys), Nagendra Annappa Naik (shot put, u-16 boys), and W.R. Harshitha (hammer throw, women).
The results: Men: 110m hurdles: Tarundeep Singh Bhatia (Alva’s) 14.5s; 400m: M.J. Ashwin (DYES) 48.2; 1500m: K. Bharath (Alva’s) 4:08.5; 5000m: Saidappa Maigiri (Belagavi) 15:48.4; 20km walk: J.S. Manjunath (Mysuru) 2:10:16.9; Discus: Vivek Adiga (Alva’s) 43.37m; 4x100m relay: Alva’s 42.5.
U-20: 110m hurdles: Rajesh (Alva’s) 14.6; 400m: V. Gowrishankar (Athlon) 49.0; 1500m: Irappa Halagannavar (Bagalkot) 4:02.1 (NMR, Old: 4:02.6, Yellappa, 2008); 5000m: Anila Kumara (Alva’s) 15:57.8; High jump: Pavan Bhat (Gaonkar SJ) 2.08m; Discus: Tanush Robbins (Ashwini SF) 40.53; 4x100m relay: Alva’s 42.8.
U-18: 110m hurdles: Shravan (DK) 14.5; 400m: W. Nihal Joel (Arjun TF) 48.7 (NMR, Old: 49.2, B.C. Sashidhar, 2000); 1500m: B.L. Shashidhara (Alva’s) 4:06.2; 3000m: K.K. Venkatesh (SAI) 9:13.4; 10km walk: C.P. Zinith (SAI) 55:17.3; Hammer throw: Sachin Salunke (SDM Ujire) 50.03; Medley relay: Alva’s 2:00.7.
U-16: 100m hurdles: Irfan Aman Khan (SS Kudige) 14.3; 2000m: D.M. Nagaraj (Alva’s) 6:15.3; Shot put: Nagendra Annappa Naik (Alva’s) 14.55 (NMR, Old: 14.29, B. Manush, 2015); Javelin: M.C. Rakesh (Hassan) 46.85; Medley relay: Alva’s 1:59.8.
U-14: 600m: Narender Kumar (Alva’s) 1:31.1.
Women: 100m hurdles: Prajna S. Prakash (Athlon) 13.9s; 400m: Vijaya Kumari (SAI) 54.1; 1500m: M. Gomathi (Income Tax) 4:53.8; 10,000m: K.S. Shalini (Alva’s) 44:32.9; Long jump: B. Aishwarya (Alva’s) 5.95m; High jump: Chaitra Vernekar (Alva’s) 1.63; Hammer throw: W.R. Harshitha (DYES) 42.6m, NMR (Old: 41.45, Vanitha Rathod, 2008); 4x100m relay: Canara Bank 49.3.
Girls: U-20: 100m hurdles: Dhanusha (Mysuru) 15.6; 400m: G.M. Lakshmi (SDM Ujire) 1:00.1; 1500m: K.M. Manya (SAI) 4:59.3; High jump: Abhinaya Shetty (Alva’s) 1.63; Discus throw: P. Aishwarya (Alva’s) 32.71; 4x100m relay: SDM Ujire 49.0.
U-18: 100m hurdles: H.V. Pooja (SAI) 15.1; 400m: C.P. Bhuvi (SAI) 57.9; 1500m: L.D. Priya (Alva’s) 5:10.4; 3000m: G.A. Pallavi (DYES) 11:23.4; 5km walk: D.Y. Reshma (Alva’s) 30:18; Pole vault: G. Sindhushree (SAI) 2.45; Long jump: G. Pavithra (Nitte) 5.07; Hammer throw: Darshini (DK) 26.72; Heptathlon: C. Druthi (Gaonkar SJ) 4013 points
U-16: 100m: Khushi Sunil (Elite Sports) 15.6; 2000m: C.M. Rashi (SS Kudige) 7:03.3; Shot put: Nishel D’Souza (DK) 10.73; Javelin throw: K. Ankitha (DK) 34.07; Medley relay: DK 2:23.5