New records continue at the Annual Pre-Athletic Meet 2013 being conducted now
Posted on: 13/02/2013 (Wednesday)
Young Hinduites marvel in sports arena; continuing to break records at the pre event of the Annual Inter-house Athletic Meet 2013 being conducted now at the college grounds. In addition to the previous two new records we reported earlier, 4 new records were set by Dilaxan, Thanushan, Gokulan, and Vijinthan, one each in U-18 javelin throw, U-19 high jump, U-16 javelin throw, and U-18 long jump respectively. Also, a new record was set in 4x400 M relay by the Nagalingam house.
Mas. Dilaxan from Nagalingam house broke the record of 36.74 M in Under 18 javelin throw kept by Vithyashankar of the same house since 2012. The new record set by Mas.Dilaxan is an amazing 38.39 M. In the same event for Under 16, Mas.Gokulan, again from Nagalingam house, sets a new record of 38.32 M, breaking the record of 38.06 M kept by Shan. Thayalan of Pasupathy house since 1974.
In the high jump Under 19 category, Mas.Thanushan from Sabapathy house created a new record of 1.88 M beating the previous record of 1.73 M that was with Theenathaxan of Sellathurai house since 2004. Yesterday, we reported another new record in the high jump event which was 1.28 M in the Under 13 category recorded by Mas. Dilaxan from Sabapathy house. He broke the record of 1.26 M in U13 high jump set by S.Tharsikan in 2012. The previous records in Under 13 high jump were set by R.Senthuran of Sellathurai house in 2009, and I.Gobitharan of Pasupathy house in 1994.
Another new record in Under 18 long jump was set by Mas.Vijinthan representing Sabapathy house. He recorded 5.96 M breaking the previous record kept by Jasmenan of Pasupathy house since 2011.
The other new record we reported earlier is for disk throw. Mas. Vithushan created a new record of 39.14 M in the Under 17 disk throw and broke the record of 36.87 M kept by Mr.A.Thayaparan of Kassipillai house since 1979.
Students excelled not only in field events, but in track events too. Nagalingan house has created a new record in the Under-14 4x400 M relay. They completed the length in a time of 05:04:15, whereas the previous record was 05:09:03 by Sellathurai house in 2001.
Mas. Vithusan from Nagalingam house created a new record in the Under 16 100 M curdles event; He recorded 16:50 seconds, beating the previous record of 17:00 seconds that was kept by K.Balakumar of Sellathurai house since 1978.
Another record in the track event was set by Mas Sivakanth from Sellathurai house. He created a new record of 00:19:34:25 in the Under 19 5000 M race. The previous record was 00:19:43:00 that was made by K.Sutharshan of Nagalingam house in 2002.