CHANDIGARH, DEC 6 : Chattisgarh have reaped a rich harvest of 15 gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze medals and have logged 142 points to lead the medal tally on the penultimate day of the 17th All India Forest Games at the Panjab University Campus here on Saturday.
Kerala,with a medal tally of 12-4-6, have so far logged 89 points and were running for the runners-up position. Tamil Nadu (8-6-3) were at the third position with 80 points. They were followed by Madhya Pradesh (5-7-9, 71 pts), Karnataka (2-7-9, 55 pts), Maharashtra (2-5-7, 52 pts) and Meghalaya (4-4-3, 41 pts).
Sohail Khalid of Jammu & Kashmir bagged gold in billiards and bronze in billiards and snooker competitions, respectively Tamil Nadu won the hockey title after beating Chattisgarh by 3-2 in the evenly contested final. ICFRE Dehradun were third.
The Meghalaya quartet of L Marak, A Nongsiej, S Teron and SR Momin run to glory int he 400 metres relay race for women. The Chhattisgarh team comprising Anita Korram, Sangita Lakra, Rima Nag and Kusum Tirky finished second while the bronze medal was bagged by Maharashtra (Archana Tale, Sarita Raut, Nilima Dakre, Manisha Tekam). Sukhnandanlal Dhruv of Chhattisgarh won the gruelling 25 km marathon while M.G. Bamaniya of Gujarat was third.
Athletics: 4 x 100 m relay women open: 1 Meghalaya (L Marak, A Nongsiej, S Teron, SR Momin), 2 Chhattisgarh (Anita Korram, Sangita Lakra, Rima Nag, Kusum Tirky), 3 Maharashtra (Archana Tale, Sarita Raut, Nilima Dakre, Manisha Tekam). 25 km marathon: Men Open: 1 Sukhnandanlal Dhruv (Chhattisgarh), 2 M.G. Bamaniya (Gujarat), 3 S Sohsang (Meghalaya), 4 R.D. Nagar (Chhattisgarh). Javelin: Men veteran: 1 Harinder Singh (Panjab), 2 A.J. Minj (Chhattisgarh), 3 Charanjit Singh ( Panjab). Shot put: Men Sr. Veteran: 1 J P Oraon (Jharkhand), 2 N.L. Zamlova (Meghalaya), 3 Onkar Singh (Andhra Pradesh). 200m: Men Open: 1 Ratheesh Kumar R (Kerala), 2 Jai Prakash (Chattishgarh), 3 Naresh Joshi (Uttarakhand). Triple jump: Men Open: 1 Gurdeep Singh (Panjab), 2 Utpal Deb (Tripura), 3 Lakmaram Marapi (Chhattisgarh). 200 m: Women Open: 1 R. Momin (Meghalaya), 2 A Nongsiej (Meghalaya), 3 Jyoti Bhatt (Uttarakhand). 800 m: Men Open: Siju Simon (Kerala), 2Pradep Kumar (Himachal Pradesh), 3 Sandeep (Himachal Pradesh). 800 m: Women Open: 1Jyothi (Tamil Nadu), 2 Rose Mary Antony (Kerala), 3 Vidya Devi (Himachal Pradesh).
Carrom: Men’s singles: 1 Vivek War (Meghalaya), 2 Dilip Botham (Madhya Pradesh), 3 G J K Kumar (Andhra Pradesh). Men’s doubles: 1 Uday Newalkar and Dilip Botham (Madhya Pradesh), 2 Vivek War and Anil Kma (Meghalaya), 3 Debabrata Ghosal and Indra Kumar Thapa (West Bengal). Women’s singles: 1 Subhra Benerjee (West Bengal), 2 Dhriti Davbarma (Tripura), 3 Dayoomina Pakma (Meghalaya). Women’s doubles: 1 Bela Datta and Dipali Debnath (Tripura), Kalpana Malviya and Shashi Gupta (MP), 3 Chava Ragamani and C Rama Devi (AP).
Billiards: 1 Sohail Khalid (Jammu & Kashmir), 2 Sanjay Srivastva (ICFRE), 3 Munnireddy (Karnataka). Snooker: 1 Akash Balyan (Madhya Pradesh), 2 Sanjay Srivastva (ICFRE), 3 Sohail Khalid (Jammu & Kashmir).
Basketball men: 1 Chhatisgarh, Karnataka, 3 Himachal Pradesh. Kabaddi: 1 Tamil Nadu, 2 Karnataka, 3 Madhya Pradesh.
Weightlifting:56 kg: 1 Santosh Kumar (Tamil Nadu), 2 Sunil Khopagada (Chhattisgarh), 3 G V Samang (Maharashtra). 62 kg: 1 Arumugham T (Kerala), 2 Nagarajan M (Tamil Nadu), 3 Manoj Saruaiya (Madhya Pradesh). 69 kg: 1 Sunder Sarang (Chhattisgarh), 2 Mani Maran A (Tamil Nadu), 3 Ram Bhaj (Haryana). 77 kg: 1 Saravanan P (Tamil Nadu), 2 Sudish Kr Singh (Uttar Pradesh), 3 Mridul Saikia (ICFRE). 94 kg: 1 Teja Singh Sahu (Chhattisgarh), 2 Jacob J Ponnomootil (Kerala), 3 Chikkaranga Swamy (Karnataka). Above 94 kg: 1 Manoj Rajput (Madhya Pradesh), 2 Sharif Khan (Madhya Pradesh), 3 Dinesh Kr Malvia (Uttar Pradesh).
Hockey: 1 Tamil Nadu, 2 Chattisgarh, 3 ICFRE Dehradun.