Goan athletes impress with 30 medals at West Zone Meet

Junior athletes from Goa put up a commendable display at the 24th West Zone Junior Athletics meet, securing a runners-up place and 30 medals, which included 5 gold, 9 silver and 16 bronze. The West Zone meet was held at the Chatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex, Balewadi- Pune, the venue of 2010 Youth Commonwealth Games. With tough competition from states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh, which boast of better athletics infrastructure, Goan athletes managed to bring home a total haul of 30 medals thus stamping their prowess on the West Zone meet. [NT]