Current Affairs PDF

Kerala emerge champs at 57th National Inter-State Championships

AffairsCloud YouTube Channel - Click Here

AffairsCloud APP Click Here

Kerala emerged champions with 159 points at the 57th National Inter-State Championships that was held from 15th – 18th July, 2017 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Tamil Nadu finished second with 110 points followed by Haryana with 101 points in overall team rankings.Kerala emerge champs at 57th National Inter-State Championships

Anu best woman athlete

Anu R. (400m, Kerala) emerged as the best woman athlete at 57th National Inter-State Championships with 1105 points.

  • Davinder Singh Kang (Javelin Throw, Punjab) was the top athlete among men with 1127 points.

Sandeep Wins Men’s 20000m Gold At National Inter State Meet

Haryana’s Sandeep Kumar won the gold medal in the men’s 20000m race walk on Day 2 of the National Inter State Championships athletics meet, in Guntur on July 16, 2017.

  • Sandeep clocked a timing of 1:27:01.52s.
  • He was closely followed by Rajasthan’s Jitendra Singh(1:27:04.32s) and Baljinder Singh (1:29:38.72s) of Punjab, who finished third.

Soumya bags race walk title, Sheena wins triple jump gold

Soumya B won the gold medal in the women’s 20000m race walk on Day 3 of the National Inter State Championships athletics meet, in Guntur on July 17, 2017.

  • Soumya won the gold with a timing of 1:42:23.68s ahead of Punjab’s Karamjit Kaur (1:44:47.69s) and Priyanka (1:45:44.28s) of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Kerala’s N V Sheena won the gold in the women’s triple jump event on July 17, 2017.
  • Sheena produced a 12.78m leap to win the women’s triple jump event. The silver and bronze medals went to Karnataka’s Joyline M Lobo (12.52m) and G Karthika (12.51m) of Andhra Pradesh

Amiya, Srabani Clinch Gold In National Inter State Athletics Meet

Continuing good performance from the recently concluded Asian Athletics Meet earlier this month, Amiya Kumar Mallick and Srabani Nanda put up a strong show clinching two golds at the National Inter State Championships athletics meet at Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Amiya Kumar Mallick bagged gold in the men’s 200m run with a lap time of 21.65s while Asian Athletics bronze medallist Srabani Nanda clinched gold in women’s 200 m sprint event with a timing of 24.18s.
  • Vipin Kumar (21.85s) of Manipur and Haryana’s Parveen (22.01s) came second and third, respectively.
  • Similarly, 26 year old Srabani bagged the first position ahead of West Bengal duo Anwesha Roy Pradhan (24.37s) and Sonia Baisya (24.85).

Other Gold Medal Winners at 57th National Inter-State Championships:

Event Gold Medal Winner
Women’s pole vault Khyati Vakharia
Women’s javelin throw Annu Rani
Women’s 3000m Chinta Yadav
Women’s 800m Lili Das
Women’s 1500m Lili Das
Men’s 10k run Pradeep Singh Choudhary
Men’s hammer throw Bhupinder Singh
Men’s triple jump Arpinder Singh
Men’s 800m Jinson Johnson
Men’s shot put Tejinder Singh Toor
Men’s long jump Muhammed Anees Y
Men’s 3000m steeplechase Jaiveer
Men’s 110m hurdles Siddhanth Thingalaya
Men’s 1500m Ajay Kumar Saroj