Pole-vaulter Siva Subramaniam, weightlifter Sambo Lapung break records on way to gold medals in National Games | More sports News – Times of India

GANDHINAGAR: Pole-vaulter Siva Subramaniam and weightlifter Sambo Lapung shattered nationwide information on method to profitable their respective gold medals on the Nationwide Video games right here on Monday.
Whereas Siva from Companies soared over 5.31m to interrupt his personal nationwide file set 4 years in the past, Sambo, representing Arunachal Pradesh, lifted 198kg to interrupt the Clear and Jerk nationwide mark in 96kg males’s weightlifting.
Egged on by a seizable crowd on the IIT Gandhinagar, Siva Subramaniam first broke the Nationwide Video games file, set at 5.10m by Vijay Pal Singh again in 1987, by clearing 5.11m.
He then soared over 5.21m and requested for the bar to be raised at 5.31m, with an eye fixed on the nationwide file. He failed on the primary attempt however cleared it the following time.
Arunachal Pradesh’s weightlifting star Lapung broke clear and jerk nationwide file within the 96kg class, lifting 198kg on his method to gold on the Mahatma Mandir Complicated right here.
Lapung had missed his date with the file within the Nationwide Championships in Bhubaneswar earlier this yr when the judges dominated his try as a No-Carry. However on Monday, there was no stopping him from regaining the nationwide file from Vikas Thakur (Companies).
Companies’ Jagdish settled for silver with a complete of 331kg, 15kg lower than Lapung.
In swimming, SP Likhit earned two gold medals for Companies on the Sardar Patel Aquatics Complicated in Rajkot. He first gained the 200m Breaststroke gold after which swam a leg within the Companies 4x100m Medley Relay triumph.
Hrutika Shriram (Maharashtra) claimed her ninth gold medal within the Nationwide Video games, her first on this version, when she expectedly gained the ladies’s 3m Springboard Diving contest.
Notching up a tally of 179.15 factors, she promptly devoted the gold to her coach-husband and two-year-old son.
Kirpal Singh (Punjab) additionally set a brand new Nationwide Video games file en path to his Discus Throw gold. His 59.32m broke a 25-year-old mark set at 58.56 by Shakti Singh.
Gagandeep Singh and Prashant Malik (each Companies) took the silver and bronze medals.
The Companies males’s rowing staff took dwelling all seven gold medals on the course laid on the Sabarmati river entrance. They added three on Monday by means of the formidable Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh (Light-weight Double Sculls), the Quadruple Sculls and Coxed Eight groups.
The ladies’s occasions noticed Madhya Pradesh’s Vindhya Sankath and Rukmani each climb the rostrum twice with victories in Light-weight Double Sculls and Quadruple Sculls.
Their teammate Khushpreet Kaur additionally picked up her second gold within the Quads, having gained the Single Sculls on Sunday.
The stellar present by their athletes meant Companies continued to dominate the medals tally with 32 gold, 18 silver and as many bronze for a complete of 68 medals.
In capturing, Punjab’s Sift Kaur Kamra bagged the ladies’s 50m Rifle 3 positions crown beating Odisha’s Shriyanka Sarangi. Sift took a 6-0 lead however Shriyanka fought again with some excessive 10s to make it 15-15 in a race to 16 factors.
Each shot a lowly 9.8 within the sixteenth collection earlier than Sift claimed gold with a ten.1 towards Shriyanka’s 9.8.
In the meantime, Uttar Pradesh males and Telangana ladies turned the inaugural winners of the 3×3 Basketball gold medals after scoring victories over Tamil Nadu 21-18 and Kerala 17-13 respectively within the finals in Bhavnagar.
In badminton, Telangana’s pleasure doubled when their star shuttlers claimed the blended staff gold with a 3-0 victory over Kerala in Surat.
The husband-wife pair of Sumeet Reddy and Sikki Reddy put the staff within the lead earlier than former world championships bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth rallied from a recreation all the way down to beat the redoubtable HS Prannoy.
Samia Farooqi then made fast work of Gowrikrishna to seal the gold.
Within the males’s Recurve Archery semifinals, Atanu Das (West Bengal) blanked Tarundeep Rai (Companies) 6-0.
Tarundeep had overwhelmed Jharkhand’s Jayanta Talukdar, who had topped the qualification, in a match that might have drained him emotionally.
Atanu Das will meet Gurucharan Besra (Companies) within the last.
In ladies’s hockey, Haryana captain Rani Ramphal scored a hat-trick at hand Odisha a 4-0 defeat.
It was Haryana’s second win in Group A on the Main Dhyan Chand Stadium in Rajkot. They’re now assured of a spot within the final 4.
In one other match, Uttar Pradesh bounced again from their opening loss to attain a 6-0 win over hosts Gujarat.
In Group B, Karnataka got here from behind to tie with Jharkhand 3-3, whereas Punjab prevailed over Madhya Pradesh 2-1 for his or her second win.
In a males’s Pool A Match, Haryana trounced West Bengal 7-0 with Abhishek recording a hat-trick.

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