Panaji, February 19, 2019 …The Goa Masters Athletic shines in the Masters Athletic National held at Guntur A.P by winning 24 medals. 8gold medals, 9silver medals, and 7 bronze medals. Two masters Athletes Anita Rodrigues70+ broke Asias record in hammer throw, Shot put, and Discuss throw while Joseph Aguiar 70+ age group broke last year Asia’s record in 400mts run clicking 01,08,19mins.
Those who won medals for Goa are Joseph Aguiar 70+ won gold medals in 400mts run. Anita Rodrigues 70+ won gold medal in hammer, shot put and silver medal in discuss throw. Betty D’Silva 50+ won gold medal in triple jump, shot put and silver in discuss throw. Regina Dourado 45+ won gold medal in 800mts and silver in 400mts run. Lizet Camara 55+ won gold in high jump and silver in shot put. Angela Braganza 55+ won gold medal in javelin throw. Vrunda Vernekar 55+ won bronze in triple jump. Perpetua Jacques 70+ won silver medal in 100 and 200 mts run. Sudhakar Naik 60+ won bronze medal in 1500mts run. Philip Fernandes 70+ won bronze medal in 100mts run. Besides 4×400 relay silver members are Yashwant Vernekar, Inacio Figueredo, Mahesh Karapurkar and Anandu Kadam.
The Members of winning team visited the present President of Goa Masters Athletic Association Shri Francisco Sardinha at Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukharjee stadium Bambolim today where in he congratulated the winners who brought laurels to the state of Goa by winning 8 golds 9 silvers and 7 bronze medals in the athletic meet. . Earlier Shri C. S.Araujo Vice President of GMAA welcomed and shri Joao Rodrigues ,Secretary GMAA proposed the vote of thanks