National School Athletic Meet: Ancy Sojan bags triple gold


Ancy, also broke the meet record in long jump covering a distance of 6.26 metres. It was her career best performance.

Sangrur (Punjab): Kerala’s Ancy Sojan has bagged her third gold medal in the National School Athletic Meet here on Saturday.

After claiming gold in 100 metre and 200 metre sprint, the Thrissur native finished first in long jump as well. Ancy had bagged triple gold in the state school athletic meet as well.

Ancy, also broke the meet record in long jump covering a distance of 6.26 metres. It was her career best performance. Ancy had set a new state meet record by jumping 6.24 metres.

This is Anycy Sojan’s fifth national meet and she has bagged 12 medals so far including nine gold, two silver and a bronze. Last year in Gujrat, she had claimed two gold medals in 100 metre and 200 metre sprint.

A Plus Two student at Govt. Fisheries Higher Secondary School, Nattika, Ancy is the daughter of Sojan and Nancy. She is being trained by V. V. Sanoj, who is an auto driver.

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