Nagpur: Sandesh Shebe, Geeta Chacherkar, Yash Kumbhalkar and Aishwarya Kachre emerged winners in their respective categories in the district-level cross country that was organised by Nav Maharashtra Krida Mandal on Sunday.
In under-18 boys section, host Nav Maharashtra athlete Sandesh Shebe clocked six-kilometre distance in 10.14 seconds to win the race. He was followed by Nandu Bhujade (Nav Maharashtra-20.09 sec), Pranay Pote (Vidyarthi Yuvak Krida Mandal (20.12 sec) for second and third place.
In the girls section, Vishwavyapi Vidyalaya student Geeta Chacherkar achieved first place with a timing 12.47 seconds. Poonam Nale (Krid aPrabodhini 12.55 sec) and Divya Nakhate (Vishwavyapi Vidyalaya 13.23 sec) came second and third respectively.
In 2.5 kilometer under-14 boys section, Yash Kumbhalkar (Vidyarthi Yuvak), Sahil Lahane (SPG Umred), Alesh Ambule (Maharashtra Vidyalaya, Khaparkheda) and secured first to third place respectively.
In the girls category, Aishwarya Kachre (Krida Prabodhini), Pragati Rakhade (Krida Prabodhini), Avanti Hatwar (Nav Maharashtra) excelled.
Earlier Corporator Sudhir Raut, Rashmi Fadnavis, deputy director of sports Subhash Rewatkar, DSO Vijay Santan and Shiv Chhatrapati awardee Girish Gadge flagged off the races.
Kanchan Gadkari distributed the prizes to the winners. Paramjeet Singh Khurana and JS Moon were felicitated on the occasion. MLA Vikas Kumbhare, Bhau Kane were also present on the occasion.
Dhananjay Kane made introductory remarks. Vishakha Joshi and Naresh Shelke conducted the proceedings while Ama Kane proposed a vote of thanks. cross country The winners of cross country race with dignitaries on Sunday.
U-18 boys (6 km): Sandesh Shebe (Nav Maharashtra- 10.14 sec), Nandu Bhujade (Nav Maharashtra-20.09 sec), Pranay Pote (Vidyarthi Yuvak Krida Mandal (20.12 sec).
U-18 girls (4 km): Geeta Checherkar (Vishwavyapi Vidyalaya 12.47 sec), Poonam Nale (KridaPrabodhini 12.55 sec), Divya Nakhate (Vishwavyapi Vidyalatya 13.23 sec).
U-14 boys (2.5 km): Yash Kumbhalkar (Viddyarthi Yuvak), Sahil Lahane (SPG Umred), Alesh Ambule (Maharashtra Vidyalaya, Khaparkheda).
U-14 girls (2.5 km): Aishwarya Kachre (Krida Prabodhini), Pragati Rakhade (Krida Prabodhini), Avanti Hatwar (Nav Maharashtra).