Bhopal: Reshma Patel marked her 10,000m debut with a national Under-20 record, clocking 48 minutes and 25.90 seconds, on day two of the FIFA Cup under-20 junior track and field championships. National Federation here Tuesday.
Each of the women’s 10,000m podiums improved Priyanka Goswami’s national record of 49: 16.51 seconds set in 2014 and the top five improved her competition record time of 50: 41.29 seconds set in 2015.
Tamil Nadu’s National Under-20 Champion Jeswin Aldrin set a personal best 7.51 meters with his opening effort and endured an intense battle with Haryana’s Bhupendra Singh before clinching the title at TT Nagar Stadium. Bhupendra’s 7.44m on his second attempt kept the pair leading the fight until the final set of jumps.
Vikas Anand Khodke of Kolhapur broke the competition record in the 110m hurdles, clocking 14.00s in the final and winning two hundredths of a second over Usaid Khan of Uttar Pradesh. Vikas Khodke clocked a better time than the under-20 national record with 13.80s in the heats but the 3.3m / s wind meant J. Surendhar’s mark of 13.92s (Bengaluru, 2010) still stands. Ikram Ali Khan of Madhya Pradesh fouled three of his six throws, but his best effort of 55.07m earned him the gold in the discus throw.
The results: Men: 400 m: 1. Parveen Kumar (Haryana) 48.87 s; 2. Ansh (Delhi) 49.32; 3 sec. Lavish Sharma (Uttar Pradesh) 49.63 sec
110 m hurdles: 1. Vikas Ananda Khodke (Maharashtra) 14.00 s (new competition record; old record: 14.05 s, Aneesh Abhay Joshi, Pune, 2012); 2. Usaid Khan (Uttar Pradesh) 14.02 s; 3. G Nishanth Raja (Tamil Nadu) 14.27 sec
Pole vault: 1. Sunny (Haryana) 4.60 m; 2. Sandeep Kumar (Madhya Pradesh) 4.50 m
big jump: 1. Piyush Singh Panwar (Haryana) 2.05 m; 2. Abhar Atul Datta (Maharashtra) 2.03 m; 3.D Deva Karthick (Tamil Nadu) 1.99 m
Long jump: 1. Jeswin Aldrin (Tamil Nadu) 7.51 m; 2. Bhupender Singh (Haryana) 7.44 m; 3. Arya S (Karnataka) 7.19 m
Discus throw: 1. Ikram Ali Khan (Madhya Pradesh) 55.07 m; 2. Prince (Haryana) 52.19 m; mr. Harendra Singh (Madhya Pradesh) 50.78 m