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BENGALURU: Striker Harish Mutagar netted twice as defending champions Bengaluru City University (BCU) coasted to a 3-0 win against Guru Nanak Dev University in the final to keep the title in the men’s hockey championship at the 2nd Khelo India University Games here on Sunday .
Mutagar put BCU ahead in the 28th minute converting a penalty corner before Vasanth Kumar doubled Bengaluru’s advantage in the 51st minute. Mutagar then sealed BCU’s gold with another fine goal at the hour mark.
Savitribai Phule University took the bronze after beating Punjabi University 4-2 in the shootout. The two teams were level at 2-2 after the regulation time.
On Saturday, Mutagar had powered BCU as they survived a nervous shootout to advance to the final. BCU edged Savitribai University 5-3 in the shootout after the two teams were locked 2-2 at full-time. Mutagar helped BCU forge ahead in the 15th minute but a brace from Mayur Dhanawade put Savitribai in control. But the home team equalized with just two minutes left on the clock with Vasanth Kumar connecting a fine pass from Mutagar. Gadag lad Mutagar was again in focus in the shootout. With BCU leading 4-3, he calmly made it 5-3 to take his team into the title round. In the other semifinal, GNDU got the better of Pool B winners Punjabi 5-3 via the penalty shootout. The two teams were locked goalless at full-time.

Laxmi, Radha bag gold
At the Sree Kanteerava stadium, Mangalore’s Vignesh A set a new meet record as he won the men’s 100m gold in a new record time of 10.50 seconds. He bettered the 10.68s mark set by Kathiravan G in 2020 as he pipped Bharathiar’s Tamilarasu S who clocked 10.51s. Olympian Dutee Chand, competing in her last KIUG, won the women’s title in a time of 11.68 seconds. Avantika Narale of Savitribai Phule varsity took the silver in 11.81 seconds.
Earlier, Laxmi battled the Bengaluru heat to bag the gold in women’s 10,000m and open Mangalore’s medal hunt in athletics. The 23-year-old from Kashipur, Uttarakhand, whose father rides a horse cart to make a living, rushed to board the Rajdhani Express in the evening after the victory ceremony. “I have to go back to my hometown for my passport as I have qualified for the World University Games. It felt good to win the gold but I was not happy with my time, ”said Laxmi, who is doing her Diploma in Sports Coaching at Alva’s College. This was her second gold in two months, the first coming at the inter-university meet.
Mangalore won a third gold in women’s 1500m. Radha Singh prevailed in 4 minutes, 31:43 seconds beating a strong challenge from Sunita of Himachal (4: 32.07). In men’s discus throw, Basukesh Poonia (51.54m) bagged the silver while Anil Kumar Sahoo came second in men’s long jump with a leap of 7.27m. Mangalore ended the day with three gold and two silver medals.
Select results: Archery: Archery: Men: Compound: 1. Tanishdeep Singh (Delhi); 2. Sagar Chopra (Delhi); 3. Hritik Sharma (Guru Nanak). Women: Compound: 1. Madhura Dhamangaonkar (Sant Gadge Baba); 2. Mahek Pathan (Savitribai Phule); 3. Prabhjot Kaur (Punjabi).
Athletics: Men: 100m: Vignesh A (Mangalore, 10.50s NMR. Old: Kathiravan G, 10.68s, 2020); 2. Tamilarasu S (Bharathiar, 10.51); 3. Pranav Gurav (Savitribai, 10.59); 1500m: 1. Ankit Malik (Maharishi Dayanand, 3: 53.45); 2. Ajay Kumar (Rajasthan, 3: 57.50); 3. Nirmit Dahiya (Jain, 3: 59.04); 10,000m: 1. Arif Ali (Jannayak Chandrashekhar, 30: 26.40s); 2. Rohit Yadav (Nehru Gram Bharati, 31: 33.11); 3. Harish (Maharshi Dayanand, 31: 33.14). 400mH: 1. Rohan Kamble (Shivaji, 52.22s); 2. Pravin Kumar (Madurai Kamaraj, 52.43); 3. S Surendar (Bharathiar, 52.45); Long jump: 1. Sriram V (SRM, 7.31m); 2. Anil Kumar Sahoo (Mangalore, 7.27); 3. Sreekanth KM (MG, 7.26); Discus throw: 1. Abhinav (Lovely, 54.64m. NMR. Old: P Kumar Nehra, 50.47, 2020); 2. Basukesh Poonia (Mangalore, 51.54); 3. Pruthviraj Nalawade (Savitribai, 49.04).
Women: 100m: 1. Dutee Chand (Kalinga, 11.60s); 2. Avantika Narale (Savitribai, 11.81); 3. Preeti (Guru Jambeshwar, 11.83); 1500m: 1. Radha Singh (Mangalore, 4: 31.43); 2. Sunita (Himachal, 4: 32.07); 3. Huidrom Devi (Manipur, 4: 33.92); 10,000m: 1. KM Laxmi (Mangalore, 35: 49.23 NMR. Old: 35: 59.58; Jyoti, 2020); 2. Bharti (Maharshi Dayanand, 36: 20.25); 3. Badho (Maharshi Dayanand, 36: 44.40). 400mH: 1. Arathi R (Calicut, 59.10s); 2. Pragyan Prasant Sahu (Lovely, 59.48); 3. Gudiya (RML, 1: 00.09). Pole vault: 1. Pavithra Venkatesh (Periyar, 4.01m NMR. Old: B Patel, 3.60m, 2020); 2. Sathya (Jain, 3.60); 3. Babita Patel (PRS, 3.50). Discus throw: 1. Tanjua (Maharishi Dayanand, 47.07 NMR. Old: S Chaudhary 46.64, 2020); 2. Shweta (Maharishi Dayanand, 44.72); 3. Grima (Chaudhary Bansi Lal, 44.16).
Fencing: Men: Saber: Abhay Krishana Shinde (Babasaheb Ambedkar); 2. Prince (Guru Nanak); 3. Udhayveer Chandel (Jammu). Women: Foil: 1. Riya Bakshi (Guru Nanak), 2. Kanagalaksmhi VP (Kannur), 3. Anita Chanu (Manipur). Epee: 1. Linthoi Haobam (Manipur); 2. Chhavi Kohli (Punjab); 3. Sheetal Dalal (Guru Nanak) & Srividya R (UAC, Bangalore).
Hockey: Men: Final: Bengaluru City 3 (Mutagar 28, 60; Vasanth 51) bt Guru Nanak Dev University 0. Bronze medal: Savitribai Phule 2 (4) (Rohan Patil 19, 46) bt Punjabi University 2 (2) (Vikas 9, Suraj Kumar 43).
Semifinals: Guru Nanak Dev 0 (5) bt Punjabi 0 (3); Bangalore City 2 (5) (Harish Mutagar 15, Vasanth Kumar 58) bt Savitribai Phule Pune 2 (3) (Mayur Dhanawade 31, 54).
Women (semifinals): Mysore 2 (2) (MP Shaina 47, MG Yashika 53) bt Punjabi 2 (0) (Navjot Kaur 3, Yashika Negi 44).
Judo: Women: -78kg: 1. Maibam Devi (Guru Nanak); 2. Jyoti Tokas (Delhi); 3. Manpreet Kaur (Punjabi), Sampada Phalke (Mumbai). + 78kg: 1. Tulika Maan (Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur); 2. Apoorva Patil (University of Mumbai); 3. Amisha Kale (Lovely Professional University), Megha Sunny (University of Calicut).
Men: -100kg: 1. Vishal (Indira Gandhi); 2. Ashish Malik (Sant Gadge Baba); 3. Ritik Kumar (Lovely), Abhinav (Bir Tikendrajit). + 100kg: 1. Vidhan Kumar (Delhi); 2. Lalit (Indira Gandhi); 3. Yash Ghangas (Ch Bansi Lal), Jitesh Dagar (Panjab).
Kabaddi: Women: Group B: Mangalore bt Guru Nanak 34-30; Maharshi Dayanand University bt Mangalore 31-24.
Karate: Women Kata: 1. Mesom (Lovely); 2. Deia Urs (Mysore); 3. PP Farshana (Calicut), Priyanak Srinivasan (Anna).
Table Tennis: Women’s Team: Group D: Jain bt Jadavpur 3-1 (Samyuktha A bt Surbhi Patwari 10-12,12-14,8-11; Kushi V bt Sreetama Biswas 11-2,11-6,11-6; Aditi Joshi bt Sudarshana Patra 13-11,11-7,11-3; Kushi V bt Surbhi Patwari 5-11,11-6,5-11,15-13,13-11).

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