Indian juniors claim five gold medals at Eurasian Athletics Championships

Athletes|04-Jun-2019 14:24

AFI Media
30 May 2019

New Delhi. Indian U20 athletes won five gold and three silver medals at the U20 Eurasian Athletics Championships held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 29-30 May 2019.

U20 national teams from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, India and Tajikistan competed in the two-day athletics meet.

On day one, Gurvinder Singh clocked 10.42s in the boys 100m to claim the gold while Vikrant Panchal with a time of 47.90s in boys 400m finished first. In the girls 400m final, Florence Barla won the gold medal with a time of 54.73s. 

On Thursday, the final day of the competition, Sreekiran bagged the boys 800m gold with a time of 1:54.62 while RohitYadav added fifth gold medal to India’s tally finishing on top in the boys Javelin Throw event with a  performance of 74.55m.

Indian team comprising Abdul Razak, Priscilla Daniel, Florence Barla, Vikrant Panchal also bagged the 4x400m mixed relay gold with a time of 3:30.58s.

The three silver medals were won by Abdul Razak(boys 400m, 48.80s), Priscilla Daniel  (girls 800m, 2:12.43) and SahilSilwal(boys Javelin Throw Silver, 72.36m)