Federation Cup athletics: Jumpers secure two more gold medals for Kerala

Ancy Sojan
Ancy Sojan. File photo: AFP

Kerala secured two more gold medals on the final day of the 26th Federation Cup senior athletics championships in Ranchi on Thursday.

Long Jumper Ancy Sojan bagged the gold in the women's event with an effort of 6.56m while her teammate Nayana James claimed the bronze with 6.30m.

Abdulla Aboobacker gave Kerala a second gold in men's long jump. His third jump of 16.76m also cleared the Asian Championships qualification mark of 16.60m.

Kerala's Karthik U claimed second place in men's triple jump with 16.44m.

In men's 800m, Kerala's Mohammed Afsal clocked 1:47.66 to finish second and meet the Asian Championships qualification mark of 1:49.05.

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