Services rule the roost in canoeing and kayaking

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 21:37

Dhanbad: Promising Chingching Arambam of
Manipur and Services Sports Control Board`s Jemsboy Oinam
today added a gold medal each to their tally to make it two
apiece on the penultimate day of the canoeing and kayaking
competitions of the 34th National Games here.

Having clinched the 1000m men`s singles kayaking, Arambam
won the 500m singles at the Maithon Dam here en route to his
second yellow metal.

Digvijay Negi (Services) and 18-year old Ramkrishna of
Madhya Pradesh bagged the silver and bronze medals
respectively.

In the 500m men`s singles canoeing, Ankit of Madhya
Pradesh finished on top but he was disqualified, which gave
Oinam his second gold as Services ruled the canoeing and
kayaking event with five gold and three silver medals.

Bhakta Singh of Andhra Pradesh and Adil Mohiudin Bhat of
Jammu and Kashmir won the silver and bronze medals in the
category.

Bhanu Bordoloi of Assam was disqualified in the 500m
women`s singles kayaking following which Kiro Ragina of
Andaman Nicobar was adjudged winner.

Nanao Devi A of Manipur and Silpamol of Kerala won the
silver and bronze medals in this event.

The duo of Minimol and Simimol won the 500m women`s
doubles kayaking while Andaman pair of Sandhya Kispotta and
Ragina Kiro settled for silver.

Shusila Devi Konjengbam and Bony Devi Laishram of Manipur
bagged the bronze medals.

Andaman finished on the second spot behind Services in
the medals tally of canoeing and kayaking medals with a haul
of 3-1-0.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 21:37

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