Haryana athletes record hattrick win in NZ Junior Championship

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Haryana topped the North Zone Junior Athletic Championship held in Lucknow from August 2 to 4, for the third time in succession, with a medal haul of 41 gold, 35 silver and 18 bronze medals, according to Haryana State Amateur Athletic Association general secretary Hanuman Singh Bhadu.

Hosts Uttar Pradesh got the runners-up position with a medal tally of 35-39-36 while Delhi were third with 19 gold, 15 silver and 12 bronze medals. Punjab finished fourth position with a medal tally of 17-20-15. Uttrakhand (7-14-24), Chandigarh (4-5-6) and Himachal Pradesh (1-2-3) got fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively.

Meanwhile, Bhadu informed that 65 Haryana athletes had been selected to represent the North Zone in the 20th Inter-Zonal Junior Athletic Championship to be held at Jamshedpur from August 31 to September 2.


Story first published: Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 18:37 [IST]
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