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KERALA STATE ATHLETICS | Quartermiler Abiram breaks 18-year-old meet document

Palakkad’s P. Abiram who broke the 18-year-old meet record in the senior boys’ 400m at the 65th Kerala State schools athletics championships in Kunnamkulam on Tuesday.

Palakkad’s P. Abiram who broke the 18-year-old meet document within the senior boys’ 400m on the sixty fifth Kerala State colleges athletics championships in Kunnamkulam on Tuesday.
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The previous few weeks have been hectic ones for quartermiler P. Abiram. The 17-year-old from Mathur Village in Palakkad had run within the State senior and junior championships, profitable a bunch of golds in each, other than the district championships earlier. And some days in the past, he was in motion on the Nationwide Open in Bengaluru within the 400m and the relays.

However regardless of the busy schedule, Abiram managed to raised his private greatest by almost a second from final yr’s 48.56s to 47.59s as he entered the boys’s semifinal on the Nationwide Open.

With all these achievements to energy him, Abiram broke the 18-year-old meet document of former worldwide V.B. Bineesh whereas profitable the under-19 boys’ 400m gold comfortably within the sixty fifth Kerala State colleges athletics championships on the Authorities VHSS Floor right here on Tuesday.

“I’ve been operating one meet after one other, nearly and not using a break. I got here from Bengaluru (Nationwide Open) solely day earlier than yesterday. I couldn’t get sufficient relaxation, my restoration has not been correct,” mentioned Abiram, a member of the gold-winning Indian medley relay group eventually yr under-18 Asian Championships in Kuwait, after his victory.

Nevertheless, he was thrilled that he could be operating within the Nationwide Video games in Goa later this month.

Abiram, from Mathur’s CFD VHSS who’s coached by Ok. Surendran for the final 4 years, is entered to run the 100 and 200m additionally right here.

In the meantime, Palakkad’s M. Jyothika, who sparkled within the junior class final yr, made a profitable debut as a senior by taking the ladies’s 400m in a private greatest 55.89s.

Two meet information fell on the opening day, with Ok.C. Servan breaking the opposite within the senior boys’ discus throw.

The outcomes (winners solely): Boys: Seniors (under-19): 400m: P. Abiram (Pkd) 48.06s MR, OR V.B. Bineesh, 48.23s, 2005. 3000m: J. Bejoy (Pkd) 8:55.80s. Lengthy bounce: Mohammed Muhassin (Mlp) 7.08m. Discus throw: Ok.C. Servan (Ksd) 57.51m MR, OR Ok.C. Sidharth, 53.34, 2018.

Juniors (under-17): 400m: Muhammed Swalih (Ktm) 50.53s. 3000m: Muhammed Ameen (Mlp) 9:13.32s. Shot put: Munavar Nifal (Pkd) 13.12m.

Sub-juniors (under-14): 400m: Arshad Ali (Pkd) 54.84. Discus throw: C. Shahabas (Mlp) 32.41m.

Ladies:Seniors (under-19): 400m: M. Jyothika (Pkd) 55.89s. 3000m: C.R. Nithya (Ekm) 10:27.69s. Lengthy bounce: D. Sheeba (Tvm) 5.63m. Pole vault: Grace Alia Varghese (Ekm) 3.00m. Discus throw: Akhila Raju (Ksd) 41.71m. Discus throw: Akhila Raju (Ksd) 41.71m.

Juniors (under-17): 400m: Kasturba Prasad (Klm) 58.96s. 3000m: Gopika Gopi (Knr) 11:01.81s. Excessive bounce: C.P. Ashmika (Mlp) 1.56m.

Sub-juniors (under-14): 400m: P. Nithika (Pkd) 1:02.52s. Lengthy bounce: M. Sivaranjini (Pkd) 4.79m.

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