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Assam ends with six medals, National Junior Athletics concludes

36th National Junior Athletics Championships came to an end at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium. Assam added another medal on the final day to finish with six medals.

National Junior Athletics Championships.

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Feb 2021 9:04 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: 36th National Junior Athletics Championships came to an end at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium here today. Assam added another medal on the final day to finish with six medals.

Assam girl Rimjhim Saikia won a bronze medal in the morning in 600mts race. She participated in the U-16 girl's category. Assam ended the meet at 18th place with two silvers and four bronze.

Haryana bagged the top spot with 21 gold, 20 silver, and 14 bronze. Tamil Nadu (13-12-12) and Uttar Pradesh (13-8-14) finished second and third respectively.

Meanwhile, Shahrukh Khan (Uttar Pradesh) and Haryana's Deepika produced National records today in the under-16 events. Shahrukh Khan, who hails from Lucknow, won the boys 2000m in 5 minutes 27.87 seconds while Deepika threw the javelin 48.21m to win the girls' event, smashing the mark of 43.52m set by Guriya Kumari in Tirupati in 2018.

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