Kirpal Singh and Nirupama Sunder set new records


Visakhapatnam: Kirpal Singh of Punjab  and Karnataka’s Nirupama Sunder created new records in discus throw and 100m respectively in great style, pushing noted aspirants for the Asian and World junior meets to the sidelines, as 10th National junior Federation Cup athletic championships opened at the Port Stadium here on May 27 under a blistering summer sun.

Kirpal, coached by his brother Sangat, dominated the show from the beginning, throwing the disc to 58.10 metres in his second attempt which remained the best and obliterated the National and meet marks of 56.49m set by Simrajit Singh of Punjab in 2004.

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