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Indian Army emerged champions in 19th Federation Cup National Athletic Championships

May 6, 2015 15:24 IST

The Indian Army team on 3 May 2015 emerged as champions in the 19th Federation Cup National Senior Athletic Championships. The team scored 123.5 points at the end of the four-day event at the Mangala Stadium in Mangaluru, Karnataka.

The Tamil Nadu team notched the second position by securing 114 points.

The overall men's championships went to the Army when they totalled 123.5 points, while Tamil Nadu came second with 48 points.

Kerala claimed the overall championship in the women's category with 86 points. They were followed by Karnataka with 68 points.

The best athlete award in the men's category went to Inderjeet Singh of team Haryana. He was awarded for his stupendous toss in the shot put event, which helped him qualify for the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Best athlete in the women's category went to Srabani Nanda from Odisha for the agility she displayed in the 100 metre event.

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