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Sufia rules the track

Hailakandi, March 31: Sufia Yasmin Laskar of Moinul Haque Choudhury Memorial Higher Secondary School at Sonabarighat in Cachar district tallied six medals in the four-day athletics meet marking the golden jubilee celebrations of Tarapur Athletic Club in Silchar that concluded last night.

Laskar bagged gold medals in the womenís 100m, 200m, shot put and long jump. She won silver medals in high jump and discus throw.

In the menís events, Pintu Ram won a gold medal in shot put and discus throw while Uttam Das emerged the fastest man, winning the 100m and 200m sprints and a bronze in long jump.

Farida Parvin Laskar, Begum Jahanara Laskar and Salu Begum Talukdar won gold in the womenís discus throw, 800m race and high jump. In the menís 800m race, long jump and under-16 100m sprint events, Chingkheinganba Singha, Majarul Alam Laskar and Khokan Ahmed Mazumdar won the gold respectively.

In the four-team volleyball event, Alipore Mamangleikei Youth Club topped the tally with nine points from three matches while Kajidahar Social Welfare Club finished second with six points.

In the 14km marathon, the first three position holders were Thingkabeilaba Singha, Kuruyangama Singha and Hussain Md Iqbal in the menís category.

In the womenís section, Begum Jahanara Laskar, Pompi Begum and Sufia Yasmin Laskar secured the respective positions.