Pole vaulter Rosy Meena Paulraj of Tamil Nadu turned out to be the unlikely star of the athletics competition in the National Games 2022 as she shattered the national record en route winning gold. The 24-year-old Rosy cleared 4.20m to go past VS Surekha’s earlier national mark of 4.15m set in 2014. In men's long jump, Jeswin Aldrin of Tamil Nadu beat CWG silver medallist Murali Sreeshankar of Kerala for the gold in a high-quality competition to qualify for the 2023 World Athletics Championships. Meanwhile, Amlan Borgohain of Assam and Jyothi Yarraji of Andhra Pradesh emerged as the fastest man and woman respectively in the 100m dash events. Odisha women’s rugby team won gold.
Rosy Meena Paulraj poses after breaking the national record in women’s pole vault at the ongoing National Games 2022 in Gandhinagar on Saturday.
Odisha women’s rugby team pose for photographs with their gold medals at National Games 2022, on their arrival in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
Medal winners of Women’s 4X100 Relay event at National Games 2022 on Saturday.
Medal winners of men’s shot-put event at National Games 2022 on Saturday. ()
Medal winners of women’s pole vault event at National Games 2022 in Gandhinagar on Saturday.
Olympic medallist wrestler Bajrang Punia pays a visit to National Games 2022 at the Sama Indoor Sports Complex in Vadodara on Saturday.
Amlan Borgohain celebrates after winning the men’s 100m event at National Games 2022 on Saturday.
Himachal Pradesh women’s kabaddi team celebrate on podium after winning gold at National Games 2022 on Saturday.