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Nine new records broken in athletics on day-2

Nine new records broken in athletics on day-2
Participant in action during the second day of the KVSA meet at IG stadium, Kohima Wednesday. (NP)
Correspondent KOHIMA, JAN 8 (NPN) | Publish Date: 1/8/2020 1:34:50 PM IST

The athletic events of the  64rd  Kohima Village Sports Association Meet 2020 came to an end as Tsütuonuomia-Khel took a huge lead over the medal tally of the sports meet with 34 medals (15 gold,9 silver, 10 bronze) on the day-2 at IG Stadium here Wednesday.

Dapfhütsumia-Khel continued in second position with a total tally of 14 medals (5 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze). Pfuchatsumia-Khel in the third position with 13 medals (4 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze) and Lhisemia-Khel in the last position with 9 medals (4 silver and 5 bronze).

Second day of the sports meet of the athletic event saw nine new records broken. In 100 metres race (men), Neiketoulie Belho of T Khel broke the 1994 record (11.32 seconds) set by Atsuu Miachieo clocking his best new record of 11.22 seconds.

While Belho also broke the new record for 200 meter race by finishing 23.35 seconds, a 2014 record set by Menuokhrielie Solo clocking 24.25 seconds.  While the second and third position Dziesezotuo Rutsa (new record 24.17 sec) and Mhasiletuo Yhome (new record 24.19 sec) got better off the old record set in 2014.

While in women’s 100 metres race, Kekhrieneinuo Solo 2018 record (14.35 second) was broken by  Dziesengunuo Solo of T. Khel clocking a new record 13.90 seconds, with Dzüvichünuo Rutsa of P. Khel  in second (New Record 14.21 sec), Kekhrieneinuo Solo managed to secure the third position only.

Interestingly, Kekhrieneinuo Solo managed to outsmart Dziesengunuo Solo in 200 metres race by setting a new record 29.42 seconds, bettering her previous record of 29.93 seconds in 2018. Dziesengunuo Solo came in second with her best new record clocking 29.71 seconds.

Kikrusilie Kire broke new record in 800 metres race (men) clocking 2:10.17 seconds set by Keneinguzo Sote (2:12.18 second) in 1994.

Dziesezotuo Rutsa with a new record of  54.07 seconds for 400 metres race (men) beating the previous record of Menuokhrielie Solo record (55.57 second) in 2014. Khrielasakuo Keretsü of D. Khel broke his own record of 34.52 meters set in 2018 with his best new record 34.65 meters in this edition for discus throw (men).

While 4x100 metres relay (Men) and 4x100 metres relay (Women) also set new records.

On the third day, football will take place at IG Stadium, 8 am, while the basketball (men and women) volleyball (men and women) will be played at Khuochiezie local ground in the afternoon. The indoor game will also take place at 4 pm onwards. 

 

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