Principal Correspondent ;
SAKSHI Ambekar, Shreyas Gadhve and Shadab Pathan won gold medals on opening day of the District Junior Selection Trials which got under way on Tuesday at three different venues of the city. The meet is organised by Nagpur District Athletics Association (NDAA). Sakshi won gold medal in the 100 metres event in Under-20 girl’s category. The SB City Club sprinter clocked a timing of 13.89 seconds. Khushi Wasnik of Jai Athletics Club finished second in 14.02 secs. In the U-16 boys 100 metres, Om Itkelwar of Nav Maharashtra Krida Mandal won gold in 11.75 secs. Adarsh Bhure won the Under 20 boys’ gold crossing the finish line in 11.76 secs. In Shot put event, Shreyash Gadhave of Track and Field Academy won the yellow metal with a throw of 12.24 metres. He was followed by Jayant Warambhe of Om Sai Sporting Club (10.98 mtr) and Shubham Sarve of HTKBS Club, Hingna (9.04 mtr). In long distance run, Shadab Pathan clinched the gold medal in 5000m. Pathan, an athlete of Track Star Athletics Club, finished the race in 16.04.77 secs.
Earlier, the competition was inaugurated at three venues. Dr Sharda Naidu inaugurated the meet at Ishwar Deshmukh College of Physical Education. Gurudev Nagrale, President of Nagpur District Athletics Association was also present. At SB City College, Sakkardhara, Prof Dr Sujit Maitre inaugurated the meet in presence of Dr Sanjay Chaudhary while at Jyotiba College of Physical Education; Principal of the college Dr Vijay Datarkar declared the meet open.
Dr Surendra Tiwari and Dr Sharad Suryawanshi, Secretary, NDAA were also present. Results: 100 mtr U-16 boys: Om Itkelwar (Nav-Maharashtra Krida Mandal, 11.75 secs), Faisaan Ansari (Om Sai Sporting Club, 12.41 secs), Johan Kalawa (All Pro-Track And Field, 12.51 secs). 100 m U-20 girls: Sakshi Ambekar (SB City Club, 13.89 secs), Khushi Wasnik (Jai Athletics Club, 14.02 secs). 100 mtr U-20 boys: Adarsh Bhure (VYKM, 11.76 secs), Karan Kumbhare (Track Star Athletics Club, 12.47 secs), Ayush Khobragade (Track Star Athletics Club, 12.89 secs). 100 mtr U-18 boys: Ojas Chahande (Jai Athletics Club, 11.50 secs), Ankit Singh (Sandipani School, 12.25 secs), Ishwar Suryawanshi (Dharmpeth Science College, 14.00 secs). 100 mtr U-16 girls: Aska Tupe (Track Star Athletics Club, 15.16 secs), Pinak Rokde (All Pro-Track and Field, 16.00 secs), Anushka Kedar (Mahatma Gandhi English Medium High School, Wanadongari, 17.39 secs). 60 mtr U-14 girls: Sanvi Pathak (Modern School, 7.95 secs), Kashish Bhagat (Mahatma Gandhi English Medium High School, Wanadongari, 8.40 secs), Sanyogita Mishra (Nav-Maharashtra Krida Mandal, 8.93 secs). 60 mtr U-14 boys: Digant Bapat (Jai Athletics Club, 8.20 secs), Purab Shendre (All Pro-Track and Field, 8.39 secs), Priyanshu Dubey (Ludus Sports and Fitness, 8.67 secs). U-18 girls: Sanika Mangar (13.29 secs), Anushka Bodile (HTKBS, 14.16 secs, Kirti Maski (LAD College, 16.19 secs). 400 mtr hurdles U-18 girls: Neha Dabale (All Pro-Track and Field, 1.14.13 secs), Kalyani Uvanate (HTKBS, 1.24.28 secs). Shot put Under-18 boys: Mohit Gupta (Kalpavruksh, Kamptee, 11.81 mtr), Saurabh Kanojiya (Umiraj, 8.83 mtr), Aryan Tandulkar (Golden Stars Sports Club, Parseoni 8.76 mtr). U-20 boys: Shreyash Gadhave (Track and Field Academy, 12.24 mtr), Jayant Warambhe (Om Sai Sporting Club, 10.98 secs), Shubham Sarve (HTKBS Club, Hingna 9.04 mtr). U-14 boys: Yash Bhute (Golden Stars Sports Club, Parseoni, 9.89 mtr), Anandeep Sidhu (Umiraj, 9.19 mtr), Atharva Anasane (Track Star Athletics Club, 7.82 mtr). U-16 boys: Prashant Rana (Saraswati Vidyalaya Shankar Nagar, 12.29 mtr), Arenjay Das (Sandipani School, 11.74 mtr), Gurjot Babrah (Sandipani School, 11.59 mtr). U-14 girls: Tanvi Nimkar (SRRS Convent, Kodhamendhi, 5.66 mtr), Khushi Raut (Track Star Athletics Club, 4.95 mtr), Vidhi Bhute (HTKBS, 4.95 mtr).
U-18 girls: Swati Goupale (HTKBS, 6.32 mtr), Bhumeshwari Sharma (AV Fitness Club, 5.45 mtr). U-16 girls: Ritisha Belkhede (Umiraj, 8.19 mtr), Saniya Sayyad (Golden Stars Sports Club, Parseoni, 7.52 mtr), Garima Gawalbansi (Sandipani School, 7.04 mtr). 5000 mtr U-20 boys: Shadab Pathan (Track Star Athletics Club, 16.04.77 secs), Dipakkumar Sonwane (VYKM, 17.17.62 secs), Sunny Fusade (Jai Atletics Club, 17.36 .98 secs). 3000 mtr U-18 girls: Riya Dohatare (Track Star Athletics Club, 11.15.90, secs), Prachi Chikankar (All Pro-Track and Field, 12.10.58 secs), Diksha Borsare (Sri Narendra Tidke College, Ramtek, 12.42.79 secs). 800 mtr U-16 boys: Raghav Thakre (Nav-Maharashtra Krida Mandal, 2.19.72 secs), Sparsh Tembhurne (Green City Academy, 2.19.96 secs), Anubhav Sonekar (Green City Sport Academy, 2.32.95 secs). 800 mtr U-18 boys: Vedant Patle (Jai Athletics Club, 2.09.36 secs), Harsal Chhatry (Nav-Maharashtran Krida Mandal, 2.19.39 secs), Jayesh Gabhane (Nehru Junior College, Hingna, 2.27.72 secs). 800 mtr U-16 girls: Vidita Meshram (Pt Bachhraj Vyas Vidyalaya, 2.41.31 secs), Tejaswini Salam (HTKBS, 2.46.39 secs), Trupti Patle (Green City Sport Academy, 2.50.16 secs). 800 mtr: U-18 girls: Nandini Tandekar (All Pro-Track and Field, 2.43.62 secs), Shruti Lende (Priyadarshni Indira Gandhi Junior College, Hingna, 3.00.32 secs), Diksha Potbhare (Shree Venkat Reddy Junior College, Kodhamendhi, 3.06.84 secs). 800 mtr U-20 girls: Himani Dhanre (Udaan Sports Academy, Kodhamendhi, 2.43.06 secs), Afrin Sheikh (Track Star Athletics Club, 3.16.63 secs), Raksha Alone (Track Star Athletics Club, 3.50.00 secs). 800 mtr U-20 boys: Palash Bhogen (Track Star Athletics Club, 2.13.64, secs), Tushar Bondre (VYKM, 2.17.47 secs), Pravin Churahe (SB City Club, 2.22.69 secs).