Sports Reporter

GUWAHATI, Feb 10: Assam’s Rimjhim Saikia won a bronze in under-16 girls’ 600-metre race on the concluding day of the 36th National Junior Athletics Championships here today.

With this the host State got six medals during the five-day meet. Karnataka’s Abhin Bhaskar Devadiga and Kerala’s Ancy Sojan claimed the under-20 men and women’s 200m crowns respectively.

While Abhin Devadiga, a student from Udupi district, clinched the gold in 21.34 seconds to add to his title he had won a fortnight ago in the Federation Cup Junior U20 Athletics Championships in Bhopal, Thrissur district’s Ancy Sojan won her race with a timing of 24.51 seconds.

Tamil Nadu’s Praveen Chithravel won the triple jump event, while  Madhya Pradesh’s Arjun Waskale rewrote the Under-18 boys 1500m meet record by winning the race with a timing of three minutes 50.38 seconds.