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Yadav, Anjali bag titles in Kolkata marathon

PTI | Kolkata | Updated: 02-02-2020 14:39 IST | Created: 02-02-2020 14:37 IST
Yadav, Anjali bag titles in Kolkata marathon
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Lucknow's Awadh Narayan Yadav and home favourite Anjali Saraogi clinched the top honours in the men's and women's categories respectively in Kolkata Full Marathon here on Sunday. Awadh clocked a timing of two hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds, while Meghalaya duo of Tlanding Wahlang (2:30:51) and Batsrang A Sangma (2:31:43) finished second and third respectively.

For Anjali, it was a memorable hat-trick of titles on her home course as she led all the way to cross the finish line with a timing of 3:24.02. Anjali's city-mate Sunmul Rahman took home the second place with a timing of 3:44.12, while Meghalaya's Snora Lyngkhoi finished third with a time of 3:46:48.


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