Mumbai : Mariya Karachiwala sprinted to a fine 100m win in the girls under-18 section on the First Sunday Mornings Athletics meet, organized by Mumbai University in association with the India Masters Athletics at the University Stadium, Marine lines on Sunday.
An athlete of bygone era athlete stated that way back in the late seventies such type of meet used to be held. Some of the athletes welcomed the revival of such type of meet and stated it will definitely be helpful to them to keep themselves fit and trim.
With rain pouring all through the morning, Mariya took a quick start and beat Kritika Devadiga to the tape, clocking 13.8 seconds in the 100m run for girls under-18. In the men’s 100m sprint, Avinash Dubey from Sprinters Sports Club, pipped Anand Singh from Golden Eagle, at the post. Avinash recorded an impressive 11.4 seconds, followed by Anand, who timed 11.6 secs. While in the under-18 boys 200m run, Darshan Bandal, also from Sprinters Sports Club, claimed gold with a timing of 25.3 seconds.
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