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Sunil Dawar breaks nationwide document in U20 males’s 5,000m at Junior Nationwide Observe and Subject Championships

Dawar confirmed his expertise by clocking 14 minutes 13.95 seconds at Sarusajai Stadium. By finishing the 1500m-5000m double, he erased N Gojen Singh’s mark of 14: 14.48 on the World Junior Championships in Sydney in 1996.

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Guwahati: Sunil Dawar of Madhya Pradesh broke the 24-year-old males’s U-20 5,000m nationwide document as he got down to win a gold medal on the Nationwide Junior Observe and Subject Championships on Monday.

Dawar confirmed his expertise by clocking 14 minutes 13.95 seconds at Sarusajai Stadium. By finishing the 1500m-5000m double, he erased N Gojen Singh’s mark of 14: 14.48 on the World Junior Championships in Sydney in 1996.

Pushed with pressure by Haryana’s Puneet Yadav, Dawar asserted his presence as India’s prime junior center and lengthy distance runner with an effort that not solely beat Singh’s nationwide U-20 mark, however sank the Rahul Kumar Pal’s competitors document of 14: 18.28 set at Lucknow in 2012.

It was Dawar’s second 1500-5000 brace within the house of a fortnight after his dwelling success on the U20 Federation Cup Junior Observe and Subject Championships in Bhopal final month.

Harshita Sehrawat, 17, of Delhi (hammer throw) was the star among the many women on day three of the five-day competitors.

She rewrote her personal U-18 nationwide document with an effort of 63.33m. Sehrawat had thrown 63.62m and 63.95m on the North Zone Junior Observe and Subject Championships in Sangrur in September 2019, however the ratified nationwide document was 61.93m which she scored when successful the medal of Asian Youth Championship silver in Hong Kong in March 2019.

Haryana walker Amit Khatri, recognized for persevering with to erase nationwide information, was reportedly credited with one other however needed to accept the sport’s mark with a win in 42 minutes 15.91 seconds.

Different athletes who drew consideration had been Aparna Roy from Kerala and Yashwant Kumar Laveti from Andhra Pradesh.

Roy improved his personal competitors document with a time of 13.83 seconds whereas Laveti received the lads’s under-20 110m hurdles in 13.92 seconds to tie the nationwide and competitors information set by J Surendhar at Bengaluru in 2010.

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