Three new meet records were created on the second day of the State-level Dasara track & field athletic events at the Chamundi Vihar Stadium here on Saturday.
M.J. Ashwin (400m), Vishwambar Kolekar (1500m), both of Bengaluru City in the men’s section and Prajna S. Prakash (B’lore City-100m Hurdles) set new meet records on the second day of the athletic events. Bengaluru City leads the medal tally on second day, Bengaluru City lead the medal tally in the track & field athletic events with 11 Gold, 7 Silver and 4 Bronze medals. Mysuru Division followed them with 7 Gold, 7 Silver and 9 Bronze medals.
Three new records
Ashwin of DYES, Bengaluru City, created a new meet record in the 400m event, clocking 48.0s. He erased the eight-year-old record of 48.1s set by Jayaprakash C. Shetty of Bengaluru City in 2009.
Vishwambar Kolekar of Bengaluru clinched the Gold in the 1500m event with a new meet record timing of 3:56.0s erasing the old record of 3:58.0s set by Bharath of Bengaluru in 2016. Prajna Prakash of Bengaluru also created a new meet record in the 100m hurdles event for women, with a timing of 13.9s, erasing nine-year-old mark of 14.2s set by Seema Priyadarshini of Mysuru Division in 2008.
Swimming: In swimming, Mysuru Division’s V.B. Hemanth Jenukal won the Individual championship title in the men’s section with 19 points. Bengaluru City won the overall team championship in the men’s section with 69 points.
In the women’s section, H.M. Preksha of Bengaluru City emerged as the Individual champion with 15 points. Bengaluru City won the team championship title in the women’s section with 75 points. Dhanaraj of Dakshina Kannada was crowned as the ‘Mr.Dasara Sri 2017’ in the Best Physique competition in the weight category.
Athletics: Men 400m: Ashwin (B’luru – NMR,.48.0s, Old: 48.1s, 2009, B’luru – Jayaprakash Shetty), 1500m: Vishwambar Kolekar (Bengaluru – NMR,.3:56.0s, Old: 3:58.0s,2016, B’luru -K.A. Bharath), 110m Hurdles: Amarnath (Belagavi, 14.6s), High Jump: Nithin (Mysuru, 1.96m), 4x100m Relay: B’luru, 42.4s.
Women: 400m: H.R. Navami (Mysuru, 55.6s), 1500m: R. Usha (B’luru (R), 5:01.8s), 100m Hurdles: Prajna Prakash (NMR,.13.9s, Old:14.2s,2008, Mysuru-Seema Priyadarshini), Discus: Likitha (B’luru, 39.86m), High Jump: Harshinikumari (B’luru-1.63m), 4x100m Relay: Bengaluru 47.4s.
Team Games: Men: Hockey: B’luru (C) bt Kalburgi 10-2, Bengaluru (R) bt Mysuru 1-0, Kalburgi bt Belgaum 4-3, Bengaluru (R) bt B’luru (C) 2-0, Tennis: Final: B’luru (R) bt Mysuru 2-1 ( Basavaraj lost to Aryan Pathange 5-7, 1-6, Alok Aradhya bt Manish 7-6 (3), 6-3, Alok Aradhya/Basavaraj bt Aryan Pathange/Manish 7-5, 6-2), Kabaddi: B’luru (R) bt Kalburgi 40-16, Bengaluru City tied with Belagavi 32-32, Kho-Kho: Kalburgi bt Belagavi 20-5, B’luru (C) bt Bengaluru (R) 12-11, B’luru (C) bt Belagavi 14-6 (Innings & 8points), Mysuru bt Kalburgi 16-4, Football: B’luru (R) bt Kalburgi 2-1, Mysuru drew with Belagavi 1-1, Bengaluru bt Kalburgi 2-1, Belagavi bt B’luru (R) 2-0, Bengaluru (R) bt B’luru 5-0, Mysuru bt Kalburgi 5-0, Volleyball: B’luru bt Kalburgi 25-17, 25-10, 25-18, Mysuru bt Belagavi 25-19, 22-25, 25-27, 26-24, 15-9, Handball: Mysuru bt Kalburgi 45-14, B’luru bt Belagavi 29-23, Throwball: Belagavi bt Kalburgi 25-18, 25-13, Belagavi bt Mysuru 25-14, 25-20, Bengaluru bt Kalburgi 25-8, 25-9, Bengaluru (R) bt Belagavi 25-9, 25-16, B’luru bt Mysuru 25-18, 25-19.
Women: Hockey: Belagavi bt B’luru (R) 4-1, Mysuru bt Bengaluru (C) 3-0, Kalburgi bt Belagavi 4-0, Bengaluru (C) bt B’luru (R) 5-0. Tennis: Final: Bengaluru (R) bt Bengaluru 2-0 (S. Kushi bt R.V. Koushika 6-4, 6-3, Sagarika R. Sonni bt N.G. Manoja 6-2, 4-6, 10-6).
Kabaddi: Mysuru bt Belagavi 40-15, B’luru bt Kalburgi 49-27, Belagavi bt B’luru (R) 48-32, B’luru (R) bt Kalburgi 41-15.
Throwball: Mysuru bt B’luru (R) 25-17, 25-18, Belagavi bt Kalburgi 25-19, 25-12, B’luru bt Belagavi 25-11, 25-6, B’luru bt Kalburgi 25-12, 25-16, B’luru (R) bt Kalburgi 25-15, 25-14, Handball: Mysuru bt Kalburgi 18-6.
Kho-Kho: Bengaluru bt Kalburgi 15-6, B’luru (R) bt Belagavi 7-2.