Ranchi: In the 34th National Junior Athletic Championship, Kerala squad bagged three gold medals on the first day of the meet. On Friday, the team added three gold, one silver and two bronze medals to its account. Among three, two golds were from long jump and the third one was from pole vault. On the first day, two national records and one meet record were made.
In the U-18 girls’ category, Ancy Sojan bagged the first yellow medal for Kerala in long jump covering a distance of 5.97m. Nirmal Sabu (7.45m) grabbed the gold in the U-20 boys’ long jump. Divya Mohan (3.20m) won the gold in U-20 girls’ pole vault.