GUWAHATI, Sept 16 - Assam emerged best in the boys U-14 category in the East Zone Junior Athletics Championship held at Ranchi on September 14 and 15.
Assam won 10 gold, 13 silver and 15 bronze medals in the meet and bagged 35 points to occupy the top spot. West Bengal stood second with 30 points. A 75-member Assam team took part in the championship. State athletic body president Lakhya Konwar and secretary Ashok Bharali congratulated the team members for their resounding performance.
The gold medal winners: Hemanga Borgohain (boys U-14 high jump), Aikhik Gogoi (boys U-16 shot put, discus), Dhritiman Goswami (boys U-18, high jump), Arupjyoti Gogoi (boys U-14, 100m), Bikram Das (U-18, 10,000m walk), Akshay Boro (boys U-20, 200m), Dibakar Choube (boys U-20, long jump), Rimpi Borgohain (girls long jump), Rinki Chamua (girls 800m).