Mallikarjun College tops in varsity athletics
The athletics team of DPM’s Shree Mallikarjun College of Arts and Commerce, Delem-Canacona won the Goa University Athletics Championship for men, recently.
Under the leadership of Mr Savio Leitao, Director of Physical Education, the Athletics Team won 16 medals. Clamy Dias (Decathlon) and Jenna Fernandes (Heptathlon) were declared as ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Iron Woman’ respectively.
All the athletes were groomed and mentored by Mr Leitao. Following are some of the noteworthy performances of the team: Supresh Velip (Gold, 20 km walk); Sunil Velip (Gold,1500m); Vinashree Naik (Gold, high jump); Durgesh Prabhu Gaonkar (Gold,400m); Sunil Gaonkar Gold, high jump); Durgesh Prabhu Gaonkar (Gold, 4x 100m relay); Vinesh Satarkar (Gold, 4x100m relay); Clamy Dias (Gold,4 x 100m relay);Nilesh Gaonkar (Gold, 4 x100m relay); Manohar Gaonkar (Bronze, 400m); Sandesh Gaonkar (Silver, 10,000m). [NT]