Shillong, Sep 9: The Meghalaya Athletics Association has sent a team of 27 athletes and two officials to Patna for the 33rd East Zone Junior Athletics Championship.
The three-day event will begin tomorrow and run until Monday. The age groups, for males and females, are U-14, U-16, U-18 and U-20, MAA General Secretary Finely Pariat informed today.
The two officials are Pleasantly Synnah (coach) and Sebastian Suting (manager). There are 16 male athletes and 11 female representing the state.
Meghalaya athletes (male):
U-20 – Repol Dkhar (100m, 200m), Kyrshanlang Shylla (200m, 400m), Iaishah Shylla (400m), Skhemlang Suba (800m, 1500m), Dabit Dkhar (800m), Eleven Dkhar (1500m), Wolbetstar Ramsiej (5000m, 10000m), Dasaman Kyndait (5000m), Teiboklang Biam (10000m)
U-18 – Donbok Shabong (200m, 400m), Sanctify Pale (1500m), Khainly Shylla (3000m), Tushal M Sangma (javelin)
U-16 – Iohiksan Lyngdoh (100m, shot put), Damang-i Lyngdoh (800m)
U-14 – Bettingstar N Sangma (60m, long jump)
Meghalaya athletes (female):
U-20 – Ritina Hanse (800m, long jump), Happiness Phawa (3000m), Marqueenless Ramsiej (5000m)
U-18 – Damika R Lyngdoh (100m, 200m), Bethlyne Grace Makri (400m), Rinalis Ingti (high jump), Anrisha Klein (high jump), Joytiful Narlong (long jump), Angelina Jackson (100m, 200m)
U-16 – Anuska Majhong (high jump, long jump)
U-14 – Turoi Phawa (long jump)
(Meghalaya Athletics Association photo)