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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