Federation Cup Senior Nationwide Athletics Championships: S Dhanalakshmi beats Dutee Chand in 100m closing

Federation Cup Senior Nationwide Athletics Championships: S Dhanalakshmi beats Dutee Chand in 100m closing

The 22-year-old Dhanalakshmi of Tamil Nadu took the gold by clocking 11.39 seconds forward of Dutee (11.58) of Odisha to turn into the quickest girl of the championships on the second day of competitions on the NIS Campus.

Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships: S Dhanalakshmi beats Dutee Chand in 100m final

File picture of Dutee Chand. Reuters

Patiala: Nationwide file holder Dutee Chand was crushed to second place by S Dhanalakshmi, whereas Hima Das was disqualified after a false begin in a much-anticipated girls’s 100m dash closing within the Federation Cup Senior Nationwide Athletics Championships on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old Dhanalakshmi of Tamil Nadu took the gold by clocking 11.39 seconds forward of Dutee (11.58) of Odisha to turn into the quickest girl of the championships on the second day of competitions on the NIS Campus.

One other Tamil Nadu runner Archana Suseendran was third in 11.76.

This was after Hima, who was working within the shorter dash races of 100m and 200m as an alternative of her per occasion 400m, was disqualified after a false begin.

The much-anticipated closing didn’t reside as much as the expectations as Hima was proven the purple card, whereas Dutee and Dhanalakshmi didn’t come anyplace close to the Olympic qualification mark of 11.15 seconds.

Dhanalakshmi had certified for the finals because the quickest runner with a time of 11.38 within the preliminary spherical on Monday and she or he didn’t make any enchancment in her timing on Tuesday. The identical was in case of Dutee, who had run 11.51 on Monday.

Gurindervir Singh of Punjab gained the lads’s 100m closing in 10.32 seconds, whereas Elakkiyadasan Kannada of Tamil Nadu (10.43) and Maharashtra’s Satish Krishnakumar (10.56) have been second and third respectively.

Nationwide file holder Amiya Kumar Mallick of Odisha completed seventh with a time of 10.75. Gurindervir had clocked a private greatest 10.30 seconds within the semi-finals on Monday within the third quickest time by an Indian sprinter.

The Olympics qualification time in males’s 100m is 10.05 seconds.

Veteran MR Poovamma, representing Karnataka, took the gold in girls’s 400m, successful the ultimate race in 53.57 seconds. Tamil Nadu’s Subha Venkatesan (54.48) and Kiran Pahal of Haryana took the silver and bronze respectively.

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