57th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships

57th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships 2017

Question:57th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships of Indian Athletics Federation was held at…
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Kerala
(d) Punjab
Answer- (a)
Related facts:
57th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship of Indian Athletics Federation concluded from July 15th-18th, 2017atAcharya Nagarjuna University ground, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
• Kerala emerged champions with 159 points followed by Tamil Nadu (110) and Haryana (101) third.
• Haryana (79 points) won the title of championship in men’s category while Kerala won the title of championship in women’s category with 105 points.
• The host Andhra Pradesh remained overall in the 9th position (7th in the men’s and 13th in the women’s).
• Punjab’s Davinder Singh Kang (Javelin Throw) was declared the top athlete among men with 1127 points.
• Kerala’s Anu R. (400m Hurdles in 57.21 seconds) finished the championships as the best woman athlete with 1105 points.

The main results of the championship are:

Events Men’s WinnerWomen’s winner
100 meters raceElakkiyadasan, TamilnaduMerlin Joseph, Kerala
200 meters raceAmiya Kumar Mallick, OdishaSrabani Nanda, Odisha
400 meters raceAmoj Jacob, DelhiAnilda Thomas, Kerala
Triple jumpArpinder Singh, HaryanaSheena NV, Kerala
Discus ThrowDharmarajYadav, U.P.Himani Singh, U.P.
Hammer ThrowBhupinder Singh, U.P.Sarita R. Singh, U.P.
Shot PutTejinder Singh Toor, PunjabManpreet Kaur, Haryana
  •  Siddhanth Thingalaya from Maharastra created a new meet record to win the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.76s.


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