CITY’S long distance runner Shadab Pathan created new meet record during the ongoing 82nd All India Inter-University Athletics Meet which is being held at Chennai.
Representing Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU), international runner Shadab, a student of Arts College, Sihora, claimed gold medal in the men’s 5,000m finishing the race in 13:58.18s.
The second place went to Hariom Tiwari who clocked a timing of 14:06.47 while Uttam Sambhaji Patil finished third in 14:06.84s. The earlier meet record was created by Prince from Kurukshetra University in 2022. He had crossed the finish line in 14:05.48s. On Tuesday, Shadab finished the 10,000m race in 29 minutes and 28 seconds to book a place for Khelo India University Games.