Jharkhand dominate show on second day of National Sport Climbing Championship
Uttarkashi: Jharkhand climbers, who were representing East Zone, stole the limelight as they bagged top positions in five of the six events in Lead category ,finals of which have completed so far, on the second day of the 26th National Sport Climbing Championship being held on the indoor walls of Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) here Saturday.
Displaying fine skill and rhythm, Jharkhand athletes, all of whom are attached with Tata Steel Adventure Foundation in Jamshedpur, won the gold in both boys and girls sections of junior and sub-junior categories, besides coming first in the women' s group.
The men's section was the lone exception where Maharashtra took the pride of place representing the West zone.
In the sub-junior boys and girls, Kundan Kr Singh and Kiran Singh Thakur bagged the gold while Ronit Bandra and Joga Purty emerged best among Junior boys and girls respectively.
Other gold for Jharkhand was picked up in the women's category by Anisha Verma,who had been earlier selected to represent India in the Hangzhou Asian Games that got deferred to 2023 because of a pandemic there.
The gold in the men's section went to Hritik Savlaram Marne of Maharashtra.
Following are the final results of the six categories of Lead event.
1. Ronit Bandra (Jharkhand)
2. Nikhil Abey Abraham (Karnataka)
3. Rahul Dhrupad Visvakarms (Maharashtra)
1. Joga Purty (Jharkhand)
2. Anika Bhusan Musale (Maharastra)
3. Ananya Rajendra Anbhule (Maharashtra)
1. Kundan Kr Singh (Jharkhand )
2. Dhanush J (Karnataka)
3 . Srihan Kailash Marathe (Maharashtra)
SUB -JUNIOR GIRLS
1. Kiran Singh Thakur (Jharkhand)
2. Sonali Singh (Jharkhand)
3. Chanasya D (Karnataka)
1.Hritik Savlaram Marne (Maharashtra)
2.Maibam Chingkheinganba (Manipur)
3.Aman Verma (Jharkhand)
1. Anisha Verma (Jharkhand)
2.. Shivani Charak (J & K)
3. Prateeksha Arun (Karnataka).
(Reporting by Manik Banerjee)