Priya H. Mohan of Arjun Track and Field Athletic Club, Bengaluru, created a new State record in the Girls U-18 200m event, with a timing of 24.70s, erasing the previous State record set by M.R. Poovamma (24.8s in 2007) and by Nirupama Sundarraj in 2009 (24.8s), on the inaugural day of the first Karnataka State Youth Athletic Meet-2019, conducted by Mysore District Athletic Association, under the aegis of Karnataka Athletic Association at Chamundi Vihar Stadium here on Saturday.
Boys (U-18) — 200m: 1. V.A. Shashikanth (Bengaluru North, 21.60s), 2. Mahantesh (Alva’s, 21.70s), 3. Mallik Rekhan (DYES, B’luru, 22.00s); 3,000m: 1. Vaibhav M. Patil (B’luru North, 9:26.9s), 2. H.M. Sathisha (Alva’s, 9:53.1s), 3. Sachin Basavaraj Devappanava (Dharwad, 10:12.3s); 800m: 1. K. Surya (B’luru North, 2:01.4s), 2. Tushar (Belagavi, 2:02.2s), 3. Aryan Singhanya (Arjun Track & Field, B’luru, 2:07.4s).
Girls (U-18) — 200m: 1. Priya H. Mohan (Arjun Track & Field, B’luru-NMR-24.70s), 2. P.K. Neetha (DYES, B’luru, 24.80s), 3. Keerthana (Udupi, 26.00s); 800m: 1. Shravani Bhate (Belagavi, 2:32.6s), 2. S. Kavya (Ballari, 2:41.5s), 3. Y. Meghana (Mysuru, 2:58.00s); 3000m: 1. K.B. Harshita (SAI, B’luru, 11:16.9s), 2. Shruthi Narayan (Belagavi, 11:23.5s), 3. Manjula Rangappa Rathod (Koppala, 12:07.4s).