RFYS National Athletics: Records tumble on Day Two

 

Mumbai, January 8: Girls stole the show on the second day of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS) National Athletics Championships 2019-20, setting 7 new records in the 13 disciplines contested at the Priyadarshini Park, Malabar Hill in Mumbai here today.

 

Harmilan Bains of Punjab completed the 1500 m race in 4:27:84 seconds, bettering the previous record of 4:40:07 seconds in the College Girls category. The other highlight of the day was Tamil Nadu’s Pradeep S, breaking the 800 m run record by a fraction of a second in the Senior Boys division.

The day witnessed a total of 12 previous RFYS final records were broken, thus taking the number of new records up to 22 in the 70 events over the last two days.

As the day progressed, South Zone continued to reinforce their supremacy bagging 17 gold medals as opposed to 9 each for North and East Zones.

New Records (Day 2):

 

200m Sub Junior Girls – Sandra Sabu (SMVHSS, Poonjar, Kerala) – 25:82 Sec

 

5000m Senior Girls – Kajal Sharma (Nari Shiksha Niketan Inter College, Lucknow) – 18:09:68 Sec

 

1500m College Girls – Harmilan Bains (National College of Physical Education, Punjab) – 4:27:84 Sec

 

800m Senior Boys – Pradeep S (Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tamil Nadu) – 1:54:29 Sec

 

Shot Put Senior Girls – Shiksha (RED Sr Sec School, Haryana) – 14.24m 

 

110m Hurdles College Boys – Pravin P Kumar (SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu) – 14:49 Sec

 

110m Hurdles Senior Boys – Dibyasundar Das (Kalyangarh Bidyamandir, West Bengal) – 14:27 Sec

 

Long Jump Senior Girls – Abhirami VM (St. Joseph’s HSS, Tamil Nadu) – 5.48m

 

4x100m College Boys – Loyola College, Chennai – 42:94 Sec

 

High Jump College Girls – Jishna M (MES Kalladi College, Kerala) – 1.73m

 

4x400m Senior Boys – Ramappa Junior College, Telangana – 3:28:44 Sec

 

Javelin Throw College Girls – Hemamalini N (SDNB Vaishnav College, Tamil Nadu) – 43.26m

For detailed results, please visit: https://www.rfyouthsports.com/athletics/schedules-fixtures

 

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RFYS National Athletics: Records tumble on Day Two

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