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Two golds for Bengal

Shimoga: Deepankar Roy and Pinki Pramanik won gold medals for Bengal on Day IV of the 18th national junior athletics meet on Friday.

Deepankar bagged his in the boys’ under-15 triathlon with 2458 points, while Pinki won hers in the girls’ under-18 800m at 2:17.00 seconds.

Andhra’s P. Shanker won gold in the 400m hurdles for boys’ under-20, creating a national record in 52.75 seconds. He obliterated the 52.90 set by Kerala’s Abraham.

Sangeeta Yadav of Uttar Pradesh set another record — in the girls’ under-16 800m at 2: 20.02. Bengal’s Jhuma Khatun bagged silver in 2:21.00 seconds.

In the girl’s under-16 javelin, Bengal’s Anandamoyee Mondal took bronze with a throw of 28.55m. Earlier, Bengal’s Tucy Deshmukh won the girl’s under-20 100m hurdles in 14.98 seconds, while Sabina Khatun won the girls’ under-16 100m in 13.10. (PTI)

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