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Amlan Borgohain signs off with gold in 200m at National Open Athletics Championship, creates new meet record

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Assam's Amlan in action during men's 200m.

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Amlan Borgohain signs off with gold in 200m at National Open Athletics Championship, creates new meet record

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SportsCafe Desk

09/20/2021

The National Open Athletics Championship 2021 ended on Sunday with Assam's Amlan Borgohain bagging gold in men's 200m, and also bettering the meet record with a timing of 20.75 seconds. In women's 200m, Tamil Nadu's Archana Suseendran clinched gold, while Delhi's Taranjeet Kaur settled for silver.

Assam's Amlan Borgohain, after winning a silver in the 100m, ended his National Open Athletics Championship 2021 campaign with a gold in the 200m event. The 23-year-old created a new meet record at 20.75 seconds, bettering the previous record of 20.92 seconds, according to a report in Olympics.com. 

Silver medal went to Tamil Nadu's Nithin B, with a timing of 21.06 seconds, and Nalubothu Shanumaga Srinivas of Andhra Pradesh clinched bronze with a timing of 21.12 seconds.

Maharashtra's Sanjivani Jadhav bagged top honors in the women's 10,000m, after she had bagged a bronze in the 5000m earlier on Wednesday. 

Jadhav returned with a timing of 34:20.03s. Railways’ Kavita Yadav was second clocking 35:57.46, while Jyoti from Uttar Pradesh ended third with 36:37.90.

Day 5 results:

Men

200m: Amlan Borgohain (ASM) 20.75; Nithin B (TN) 21.06; Nalubothu Shanumaga Srinivas (AP) 21.12.

10000m: Kartik Kumar (SER) 29:42.63; Dharmender (SER) 29:49.56; Manoj Kumar (HAR) 30:01.87.

4x400m relay: Haryana 3:08.86; Services 3:09.13; Punjab 3:11.29.

Triple Jump: Praveen Chithravel (TN) 16.88m; Abdulla Aboobacker (SER) 16.84m; Karthik U (SER) 16.80m.

Hammer Throw: Damneet Singh (PUN) 65.65m; Bajinder Singh (PUN) 63.29m; Sukhdev Singh (RLY) 63.18m.

Women

200m: Archana Suseendran (TN) 23.58; Taranjeet Kaur (DEL) 23.64; Chandra Lekha (RLY) 24.25.

10000m: Sanjivani Jadhav (MAH) 34:20.03; Kavita Yadav (RLY) 35:57.46; Jyoti (UP) 36:37.90.

4x400m relay: Haryana 3:42.82; Police 3:43.01; Delhi 3:43.13.

Discus Throw: Navjeet Dhillon (PUN) 54.49m; Nidhi Rani (RLY) 50.87; Gurveer Kaur (PUN) 48.66.

Hammer Throw: Manju Bala (RAJ) 64.42m; Sarita Singh (RLY) 59.58m; Jyoti Jakhar (RLY) 58.36m.

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