Kerala athlete KT Neena qualifies for World Youth Championships

Neena won gold in 5000 meter race at 10th National Youth Athletics Championships to qualify for youth championships in Ukraine.

updated: May 20, 2013 20:30 IST
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Guntur: Kerala's KT Neena qualified for World Youth Championships after winning gold in 5000m race with a new meet mark of 25 mins 13.95 sec on the third and final day of the 10th National Youth Athletics Championships, here.

The World Youth Championships will be held in Ukraine in July.

Neena's teammates A.M. Binsy and S. Akshaya completed the other two places on the podium as Kerala pipped overnight leaders Haryana by just one point (155-154) to defend their overall title.

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