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Goa bag 18 gold, finish third

Panaji: On the concluding day of the 1st National Women Masters Athletic Championship – 2019 held at Bambolim Stadium on Sunday, Goa finished third among the 22 states that participated, with 18 gold medals, 15 silver, 45 bronze and a final tally of 147 points. A total of 737 athletes participated in the event.

Tamil Nadu was the top performing state in the championship, with the women finishing with 32 gold medals, 31 silver, 94 bronze and 284 points. West Bengal that finished second was at a distant 19 gold, 13 silver, 50 bronze and 152 points. The following are the Goan athletes who won gold and silver medals.

Athletes who won gold in various events:

Fatima de Sa (Age Group 45 – 1,500 mtrs), Regina Dourado (Age Group 50 – 200 mtrs), Maria Imelda de Souza (Age Group 80 – 200 mtrs), Sulochana Darajankar (Age Group 35 – 400 mtrs hurdles), Fatima de Sa (Age Group 45 – 800 mtrs), Devi Gaonkar (Age Group 45 – Discus Throw), Betty D’Silva (Age Group 50 – Discus Throw), Avita Bandodkar (Age Group 50 – Hammer Throw), Lisette Camara (Age Group 55 – High Jump), Retinha Periera (Age Group 60 – High Jump), Sidhi Thali (Age Group 35 – Javelin Throw), Devi Gaonkar (Age Group 45 – Javelin Throw), Conceicao Pereira (Age Group 60 – Javelin Throw), Devi Gaonkar (Age Group 45 – Shot Put), Avita Bandodkar (Age Group 50 – Shot Put), Conceicao Pereira (Age Group 60 – Shot Put), Betty D’silva (Age Group 50 – Triple Jump),

Athletes who won silver in various events:

Perpetua Fernandes (Age group 70 – 100 mtrs), Maria Imelda de Souza (Age Group 80 – 100 mtrs), Kavita Chati (Age Group 45 – 1,500 mtrs), Retinha Periera (Age Group 60 – 200 mtrs), Sulochana Darajankar (Age Group 35 – 400 mtrs), Regina Dourado (Age Group 50 – 400 mtrs), Varsha Karbotkar (Age Group 35 – 800 mtrs), Clarissa Costa (Age Group 40 – 800 mtrs), Regina Dourado (Age Group 50 – 800 mtrs), Sidhi Thali (Age Group 35 – Discus Throw), Conceicao Pereira (Age Group 60 – Discus Throw), Angela Dorothy de Braga (Age Group 55 – Javelin Throw), Angela Dorothy de Braga (Age Group 55 – Shot Put), Maria Imelda de Souza (Age Group 80 – Shot Put), Vrunda Vernekar (Age Group 60 – Triple Jump)

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