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National Athletics Championships: Amlan Borgogain wins 200m gold, Praveen Chithravel luggage triple bounce gold

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Assam’s Amlan Borgohain clocked a sensational time of 20.75 seconds to win the boys’s 200m gold on the ultimate day of the sixtieth National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal on Sunday.

The 23-year-old, who has lived in Hyderabad since 2014, was working his first 200m competitors on the National stage in 20 months. Borgohain burst out of the blocks and sped forward of the pack to interrupt the beam in 20.75 seconds.It was not solely the primary time that Borgohain stopped the clock inside 21 seconds, but in addition a brand new meet report.Only Muhammed Anas Yahia (20.63), Dharambir Singh (20.66), Arokia Rajiv (20.66) and Anil Kumar (20.73) have run a sooner time over the gap within the historical past of Indian athletics.Tamil Nadu’s Praveen Chithravel, whose earlier better of 16.51m got here in March 2019, nailed the triple bounce gold medal along with his opening strive of 16.88m.He is now third on India’s prime checklist in hop, step and bounce behind Renjit Maheswary (17.30m) and Arpinder Singh (17.17m).He had two different good efforts over 16.74m and 16.79m whereas Services Abdulla Aboobacker additionally produced his private better of 16.84m to take silver in a contest that noticed his teammate Karthik Unnikrishnan equal his profession better of 16.80.Asian Games champion Arpinder was sixth with a finest effort of 15.91m.Manju Bala Singh, a 2014 Asian Games medallist, had 5 throws over the 60m mark with a profession better of 64.42m on her third try to say the ladies’s hammer throw meet report from Hardeep Kaur who set it at 61.67m in 2002.The 32-year-old produced the second finest throw by an Indian lady behind Sarita Romit Singh’s nationwide report of 65.25m.Sarita Romit Singh got here up with a 59.58m effort on her final attempt to edge Railways’ teammate Jyoti Jakhar Rana to 3rd place.The 31-year previous Sarita had accounted for the 5 finest throws till this competitors the place Manju improved on her earlier better of 62.74m she achieved in Lucknow in June 2014.Kartik Kumar (Services) and Sanjivani Baburao Jadhav (Maharashtra) overcame opening day disappointments to say gold within the 10,000m occasions on the ultimate day.Kartik, who completed exterior the medal bracket within the 5000m, confirmed his lasting energy to beat Services team-mate and 5000m silver medalist Dharmender.Sanjivani Jadhav, who was second within the 5000m, emerged on prime with a snug win within the twenty fifth lap.Archana Suseendran (Tamil Nadu) was one other who didn’t let an earlier outcome fear her and claimed the ladies’s 200m dash, stopping Taranjeet Kaur (Delhi) from racing away with the dash double.The Delhi teenager fought laborious to bridge the hole and ended up with a maiden sub-24-second effort, ending simply six-hundredths of a second behind Archana Suseendran.