Mandeep Goyat stormed ahead to win the gold medal in the 800m run on the last day of the Maharashtra Athletics Association organized Sub-junior Athletics Meet.
The Pune lad claimed the top prize with a time of 1.57 seconds. Leon Porkhrsandi of Mumbai and Rakesh Sharma of Pune won the silver and bronze respectively in the boys under-18 category.
In the same category, Vijay from Pune won the 200m run, clinching the gold with a time of 23.2 seconds. Ajitsingh Riyang from Aurangabad won silver and Mumbaiís Soham Divadkar won the bronze.
Athletes from Pune had a good day as Aftab Alam claimed the 110m hurdles title followed by Vishal Lakare and Suchit Sawant in second and third place.
In the girls under-18 javelin event, Puneís Geeta Shinde hurled the javelin over a distance of 33.98 metres to claim the first prize. Rutumbara Jathar of Thane won the silver medal and Zenrukh Dawar of Mumbai came third. In the girls under-20 hammer throw, Preeti Hole flung the hammer over a distance of 34.68 metres to win the gold medal. Puneís Amrapali Galande came second and Aurangabadís Surekha Gade came third.