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Railways win overall title

Railways retained the overall title for the sixth year in a row with a tally of 50 medals on the final day in the National Open Athletics Championship on Tuesday.

india Updated: May 18, 2010 23:34 IST

Railways retained the overall title for the sixth year in a row with a tally of 50 medals on the final day in the National Open Athletics Championship on Tuesday.

In a shock upset, Maharashtra’s Kavita Raut beat national record holder Preeja Sreedharan (Railways) in 10,000m with a meet record of 32:41.31.

Andhra Pradesh's Abdul Najeeb Qureshi, who had earlier won the 100m, completed a grand double annexing the 200m gold with a timing of 21.06 secs.