CHANDIGARH, AUG 6 : Maniram Patel of Western Railway and Rani Yadav of DLW walked away with gold medals in the men’s and women’s sections, respectively, in the 79th Railway Athletics Championships-2013 at the JN Stadium in New Delhi today. Maniram clocked 1:32:20.21 for the gold medal. The silver medal also went to Western Railway as Romit clocked 1:38:52.42.
Rani Yadav maintained a good pace and crossed the finish line in 1:49:27.28 for the top position in the 20 km walk for women. Closely followed on her heels was. Shanti Kumari of Western Railway who covered the distance in 1:54:29.68.
Manikandaraj N. of South-Central Railway emerged the fastest runner with a dash of 10.59 pushing Ganesh Satpute (Central Railway, 10.76) and. Manikanda Arumugam (Southern Railway, 10.76) to the second and third positions, respectively. Merlin K.Joseph (Western Railway) sprinted to glory in the 100 metres for women and clocked 11.84 to be adjudged the fastest runner among women.
Decathlon gold was claimed by Raneeszh V.V of Southern Railway who piled up 6463 points. Omveer Singh (South-Western Railway, 5879 pts) and Rambir Singh (North-Western Railway, 5823 pts) finished second and third, respectively.
Results: Men: Hammer Throw: 1. Talwinder Singh (DMW Patiala) 62.49m; 2. Azad Ahmed ., (Southwestern Railway) 61.86m; 3. Sukhdev Singh (Northern Railway) 58.87m. 20000m Walk:
1. Maniram Patel (Western Railway) 1:32:20.21; 2. Romit (Western Railway) 1:38:52.42; 3. Ashok Patel.(South-East-Central Rail) 1:45:51.17. Javelin Throw: 1. Rajender Singh (North-Western Railway) 71.00m; 2. Sharth Raj ., (Southern Railway) 66.99m; 3. K.N.Tripathi (Northcentral Railway) 65.31m. 110m Hurdles: 1. A.Suresh (ICF) 14.23; 2. Pinto Mathew A (Western Railway) 14.56; 3.Muthusamy (Southern Railway) 15.05. 100m: 1. Manikandaraj N. (South-Central Railway) 10.59; 2. Ganesh Satpute (Central Railway) 10.76; 3. Manikanda Arumugam (Southern Railway) 10.76. 4x400m Relay: 1. Southern Railway A, (Srijith P.S. ., Joseph Abraham ., Binish V.B. ., Bibin Mathew), 3:19.90; 2. Southwestern Railway A, (Deepak R., Prashanth ., S.Bharath., Vishamber Kolekar), 3:23.53; 3. Western Railway A (Avin Thomas, Sanjay., Pinto Mathew A., Jithin Paul ), 3:27.38. Triple Jump: 1. Amarjeet Singh (Northern Railway) 15.18m; 2. Baskar (Southern Railway) 14.99m; 3. Maha Singh (Northern Railway0 14.48m. 3000m Steeplechase: 1. Sachin Patil (Central Railway) 9:19.17; 2. Mahendra S (Western Railway) 9:20.71; 3. Jiya Lal Bind (North-Central Railway) 9:21.08. Decathlon: 1. Raneeszh V.V. ., (Southern Railway )6463; 2. Omveer Singh ( South-Western Railway) 5879; 3. Rambir Singh (North-Western Railway) 5823.
Women: 20000m Walk: 1. Rani Yadav (DLW) 1:49:27.28; 2. Shanti Kumari (Western Railway) 1:54:29.68; 3 Anitha M (South-Western Railway) 2:03:05.61.Triple Jump: 1. Prajusha M.A. ( South-Western Railway) 13.29m; 2. Amita Baby (Central Railway) 12.46m; 3. Neena V (Western Railway) 12.05m. 100m Hurdles: 1. Sajitha K.V (Western Railway) 14.20; 2. Anshu M.M. (Central Railway) 14.31; 3. Manju P.M. (Western Railway) 14.69. 100m: 1. Merlin K.Joseph (Western Railway) 11.84; 2. Shardha N. (Southern Railway) 12.03; 3. Asha Roy ., (Eastern Railway) 12.14. High Jump: 1 Sahana Kumari (South-Western Railway) 1.76m; 2. Mallika Mondal (Eastern Railway) 1.70m; 3. Siji N.K (Western Railway) 1.65m. Shot Put: 1. Manpreet Kaur (DMW Patiala) 14.28m; 2. Pinki Dey (Eastern Railway) 12.80m; 3. Saraswathi (Southern Railway) 11.94m. 4x400m Relay: 1. Southern Railway A, (Diana Clinton ., Sonia K.A. ., Sini Jose, Chavi Sharawat .), 3:51.95; 2. Central Railway A, (Liksy Joseph ., Aparna ., Niksy Joseph, Sushma Devi), 3:52.21; 3. Western Railway A, (Manisha Devi, Merlin K.Joseph ., Anita Nagareddy, Sarita), 3:54.84. 3000m Steeplechase: 1. Lalita Babar (Central Railway) 10:45.07; 2. Priyanka Patel (Central Railway) 11:01.39; 3. Neethu M.V. (Southern Railway) 11:36.98.