Sanjeevani Jadhav sets new record in 3000 mtr running

Updated: May 11, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Nashik: City-based athlete, Sanjeevani Jadhav on Sunday set another national record in 3000 mts running event at the 15th All India-Junior championship in Chennai.

Jadhav completed the distance in 9.47.28 minutes, her coach Vijendra Singh told reporters over phone from Chennai.

She broke Sahala Khatun`s record of 10.02 minutes set in 2011.

Earlier, Sanjeevani had bagged Gold medal in 5000 mts, setting a new record clocking time of 17.11.27 minutes.

"Sanjeevani has performed well and has the ability to run for Olympics," her coach said.