Mysuru: Four new meet records (two each in men’s and women’s section), were set on the first day of the three-day 89th University of Mysore Inter-collegiate Athletic Meet 2017-18 conducted by the Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore at the University Oval Athletic Ground (Oval Ground) here yesterday.
Boby Sabu of Basudeva Somani FGC, hogged the limelight by erasing the 54-year old Triple Jump record in the men’s section, by leaping to a new record distance of 15.22m and erasing the old record of 14.95m set by M.A. Cariyappa of Maharaja’s College, Mysuru in 1963-64.
- Sagar of Basudeva Somani FGC set a new meet record in the men’s 110m Hurdles event with a timing of 14.91 sec erasing the previous record timing of 15.19 sec set by J. Mahendra Rao of Basudeva Somani FGC in 2010-11.
In the women’s section, Meghana Devanga of Maharani Arts and Commerce College, Mysuru, threw the Shot Put to a record distance of 14.44mts and erased the old mark of 13.95 mts set by P.S. Uma of Teresian FGC, Mysuru during 2015-16.
Meanwhille, W.R. Harishitha of Basudeva Somani FGC, Mysuru, created a new meet record in the women’s Hammer Throw event erasing the her own record of mark of 42.30 mts set in previous year with a record throw of 46.04 mts.
Men: 110 mts Hurdles: 1. Sagar (Basudeva Somani, NMR- 14.91s, Old-15.19s- J. Mahendra Rao, Basudeva Somani, 2010-11), 2. Afsar Ahmed (PGSC), 3. Kishore (Bharathi College, Bharathinagar). 200 mts: 1. Suhas Gowda (Basudeva Somani FGC, 22.44sec), 2. Gurumurthy (PGSC), 3. Kiran Kumar (GFGC, KR Nagar). 800 mts: 1. Nikhil Mathew (Basudeva Somani FGC, 2:02.02s), 2. P.K. Deeraj Karumaiah (Kautilya FGC), 3. Paramesha (PGSC). Triple Jump: 1. Boby Sabu (Basudeva Somani, NMR-15.22 mts, Old-14.95 mts, Cariyappa, Maharaja’s College, Mysore, 1963-64), 2. Harshith Gowda (Sri Shambulingeshwara College, Pandavapura), Abhishek (GFGC, Bannur). Javelin Throw: 1. Pruthvish (Sarada Vilas College, 51.89 mts, 2. V.L. Venu Prasad (Basudeva Somani FGC), 3. Thejas Kumar (Govt. Autonomous College, Mandya).
Women: Shot Put: 1. Meghana Devanga (Maharani’s Arts & Commerce FGC, NMR-14.44m, Old-P.S.Uma, Teresian FGC – 13.95mts, 2015-16), 2. S.K. Manasa (JSS College for Women), 3. M.P. Nandini (BM Shetty FGC, Konanur). 100 mts Hurdles: 1. Pallavi (Bharathi College, Bharathinagar – 20.85 sec), 2. Poojashree (K.T. Govt. College for Women, Maddur), 3. Sushma (Vidyodaya FGC, TN Pura). 800 mts: 1. K.S. Bhavya (Vidyodaya FGC, TN Pura, 2:37.66 sec), 2.M.P. Pooja Urs (JSS College for Women), 3. G.B. Shravya (Teresian FGC, Mysore). 100m: 1. Jayashree (Vidyodaya FGC, T.N. Pura, 13.58 sec), 2. Sahana (Vidyodaya FGC), 3. Ramya (Teresian FGC). High Jump: 1. Hema (GFGC, Siddarthnagar, 1.38 mts), 2. Pramodini (Vijaya FGC, T N Pura), K.Ashwini (Yuvaraja’s College). Hammer Throw: 1. W.R.Harshitha (Basudeva Somani FGC, NMR, 46.04m, Old-Self, 42.30m, 2016-17), 2. K.K. Rashmi (Maharani Commerce & Management College, Mysore), 3. Anu Pallavi (Govt. Women’s College, Hunsur).