33rd East Zone Jr Athletics C'shipN John wins U-16 boys 800 m race gold


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By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 10 : Nongthombam John of Manipur clinched gold medal in the U-16 boys 800 m race event at the 33rd East Zone Junior Athletics Championship which kicked off today at Patliputra Sports Complex, Kankerbah, Patna.
The State lad clocked 2:00.24 (two minutes and 00.24 seconds) to finish on top of the competition as Jharkhand's Keshav Kumar (2:00.68) and Mohnish Raza (2:01.98) finished second and third to settle for the silver and bronze medal respectively.
Another State lad, Kh Wahid finished 8th taking 2 minutes and 9.72 seconds in the same competition.