As the girls set new benchmarks on their way to glory and success in the 2019-20 RFYS National Championships, the boys put in performances to ensure that they leave their mark on the competition as well.
Celebrating International Women’s Day - The RFYS Wonder Girls
Now that the Athletics Finals are over, check out which of the athletes were the best of the best from each category.
Now that the Athletics Finals are over, check out which of the institutes had the best athletes from across the country in each category.
With the best young athletes setting up base in the city of dreams to participate at the 2019-20 RFYS National Championships, one outcome was certain, records would tumble and new benchmarks would be set.
The 22nd event of the day, in the Junior Girls category, was the Javelin Throw Final. The gold went to Aiswaraya Suresh from CHMHSS. Her throw distance was 34.35 meters, breaking the previous RFYS seasons record of 33 meters. In second place with a throw distance of 27.15 meters was Aarushi Shristava from Vagdevi Vilas School. Rounding the top three was Seema Seema from GSSS with a throw distance of 26.62 meters.
The 17th event of the day, in the Sub-Junior Boys category, was the 100 Meter Relay Final. Coming in first with a runtime of 45.63 seconds, was the relay team from Guru Gobind Singh Sports College. They broke the previous RFYS seasons record of 53.72 but slightly more than eight seconds. The silver went to the team from RK Inter College for a runtime of 47.45 seconds. Rounding out the top three with a runtime of 48.50 seconds was the relay team from Ramnarayanpur ACS Vidyaniketan.
The 12th event of the day, in the College Girls category, was the 400 Meter Final. Coming in first with a runtime of 57.48 seconds was Christ College’s Arshitha S. The silver went to Vishrutha Chandrasekaran from PSGR Krishnammal College. Her runtime was 58.18. Rounding out the top three was Riya Hazra from Charuchandra College with a runtime of 58.99 seconds.
The sixth event of the day, in the Senior Boys category, was the Long Jump Final. Coming in first with a jump distance of 7.00 meters, breaking the old RFYS seasons record of 6.99 meters by a hair, was Tushar Manna from Dtea Sr. Sec. School. Sanmath Darshan S from Platos Academy bagged the silver with a jump distance of 6.92 meters. Coming in third, for the bronze, was Chitaranjan R from Sri Ramakrishna Matriculation with a jump distance of 6.81 meters.