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28th Sub Junior Artistic Gymnastics National Championship 2017-18 | Highlights and Results

The 28th Sub-Junior National Artistic Gymnastics Championships were jointly organized by Mumbai City Gymnastics Association (MCGA), Mumbai Physical Culture Association (BPCA) and Maharashtra Amateur Gymnastics Association (MAGA) under the aegis of Gymnastics Federation of India at Bhartiya Krida Mandir (BPCA), Wadala Mumbai from the 26th to the 28th of January 2018. The entire gymnastics community was excited about the competition since this was the first national championships in over 2 years. The competition saw a lot of new talent and aspiring gymnasts hoping to one day represent the country and win medals at the international level.

 

Approximately 362 delegates including 86 boys, 76 girls, 24 coaches, and 20 managers from numerous states like Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Maharashtra, Pondicherry, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal were present for the championships. A 152 member organizing committee including volunteers participated in the championship. As a part of the championships, the organizing committee members, participants, coaches, managers, BPCA students and volunteers observed the 69th Republic Day celebration at the championship venue and the National Flag was hoisted by Shri Sanjay Shete (President,MAGA) followed by a recitation of the national anthem and  lighting the torch.

The championship started at 10:00am with sub-junior boys. Mrs. Sushmita Jyotsi, Director of SAI Regional Centre, Kandivali, Mumbai was the guest of honour. The championship was inaugurated in the evening at 4:00pm by Shri Namdev Shirgaonkar, Joint Secretary, IOA on 26th January 2018 in presence of Mr. Riyaz Bhati, Vice-president GFI, Mr. Kaushik Bidiwala, Vice-president GFI, Mr. Ranjit Vasava, Secretary GFI, Mr. Sanjay Shete, President MAGA, Mr. Uttam Latpate, Vice-president MAGA, Dr. Makrand Joshi, Secretary MAGA, Dr. G. V. Pargaonkar, Vice-president MCGA, Dr. R. N. Shelke, Treasurer MCGA, Mr. D. D. Shinde, Secretary MCGA, Mr. M. Balraj, Vice-president, Telangana Gymnastics Association, Mr. Maheshwar Kunchetti, Secretary TGA, Mr. SV Shiva Prasad, Treasurer APGA, Mr. A. Ram Raju, President APGA, Mr. Sudesh Thakur Secretary Goa Gymnastics Association, Mr. Ashok Meitei President Manipur Gymnastics Association, Mr. Saroj Khan President RSGA, Mr. Manohar Singh Vice-president RSGA, Mr. Naresh Singh, Secretary RSGA, Ms. Sharon Saures, Secretary Tamil Nadu Gymnastics Association, Mr. Dilip Sarvaiya, Treasurer Gujrat Gymnastics Association, Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Representative Haryana Gymnastics Association, Mr. Pawan Bhoir, Treasurer MAGA, Mr. Deepak Shirke, HOD Maharashtra Team, Ms. Ujwala Damase, Manager Maharashtra Team, Mr. Jagdish Shirke, Mr. Deepak Surve, Mr. Ajay Mapuskar, Dr. Kishor Maru, Mr. R. N. Mangla, Ms. Varsha Upadhye, Ms. Sonali Sawant, Ms. Sanjivini Purnapatre and Mr. Pravin Dhage, the competition director. Shri Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, the Mayor of Mumbai was the chief guest for the championship while Mrs. Hemangi Varlikar, Deputy Mayor of Mumbai was the guest of honour. Mr. Namdev Shirgaonkar lit the cauldron and declared the championship open. Mr. Sanjay Shete then felicitated all the delegates with flower bouquets and mementos.

Ms. Akshata Shete’s club, BPCA Rhythmic Club introduced for the first time, an Elegance Award for best execution and grace for male and female gymnasts which included a cash award of Rs. 2,500/-. This award will be a regular feature in all the National Sub-Junior Championships in future so that the younger generation of gymnasts will emphasize attention to detail on their execution from the beginning. The elegance award of this year’s championship was awarded by Ms. Akshata Shete’s mother to Md. Rafey from UP in the boys and Miss Gracemi Pangambam from Manipur in the girls categories along with their coaches.

India’s top gymnasts Mr. Rakesh Kumar Patra who has represented the country five times at the World Championships and Mr. M. Shinoj who has represented the country at the World Championships in 2009 were the chief guests during the closing ceremony held on 28th January 2018. The gymnasts present at the championships were much inspired with their presence in the championship and a chance to meet them personally. The gymnasts crowded around Rakesh and Shinoj and got their autographs and photographs with them. Deepak Kabra and his group introduced the live computer scoring system which displayed scores and results on the LED screen moments after the performance of the gymnast.

Medals and certificates to the winners were awarded by Shri Sanjay Shete President MAGA, Mr. Dhairyadhar Patil, Observer Mumbai Corporation, Mr. N. B. Mote Deputy Director Youth Affairs & Sports Mumbai Division, Dr. Makrand Joshi Secretary MAGA, Mr. Pawan Bhoir Treasurer MAGA, Mr. Deepak Shirke HOD Maharashtra Team, and many other sports loving dignitaries.

Coming to the results, the host state Maharashtra dominated the mens and womens competition by clinching both the team championship and the allround championships. Manesh Gadhave of Maharashtra became the new Individual Champion with 72.050 points in boys while Saloni Dadarkar also from Maharashtra was the Individual Champion and won 5 gold medals scoring 43.400 points, missing out the gold on beam which was taken by Sanika Attarde of Maharashtra. Maharashtra topped the overall medal tally with 6 gold and 4 silver medals in girls section while Uttar Pradesh dominated the male medal tally with 3 gold, 4 silvers and 3 bronze medals followed by Maharashtra with 3 golds, 1 silver and 3 bronze.

 

Maharashtra Boys and Girls Winning team at Sub Jr. Artistic Gymnastics National Championship
Maharashtra Boys and Girls Winning team.

We would like to congratulate all the gymnasts and coaches on their achievements. A huge thank you to all the volunteers and staff that worked day and night to make these championships a success. And this would not be possible without the officials and al the funding that was provided in order for these championships to take place.

We hope to see more talent, more gymnasts and more amazing gymnastics from gymnasts all across the country in the future, and we hope to see you at the upcoming Senior National Gymnastics Championships in Gujarat!

The complete list of results from the Sub Junior competition can be found below.

Men’s Team Final Result

1 Maharashtra MAH 345.200
2 Uttar Pradesh UP 340.800
3 West Bengal WB 319.100
4 Telangana TEL 284.400
5 Karnataka KAR 282.150
6 Gujarat GUJ 278.850

Women’s Team Final Results

Rank Name State Points
1 Maharashtra MAH 196.600
2 West Bengal WB 170.900
3 Uttar Pradesh UP 164.650
4 Gujarat GUJ 144.600
5 Telangana TEL 143.450
6 Haryana HAR 142.450

All Around Result Men’s Artistic Gymnastics

Rank Gymnast Team Score FX PH SR VT PB HB
1 Manesh Sanjay Gadhave Maharashtra 72.05 13.15 11.70 11.90 10.65 13.40 11.25
2 Pranav Mishra Uttar Pradesh 71.95 12.70 10.75 11.95 11.75 14.00 10.80
3 Md. Rafey Uttar Pradesh 70.90 14.05 9.30 12.45 10.00 14.10 11.00
4 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 69.75 12.50 10.55 12.05 11.15 13.15 10.35
4 Himanshu Anup Mhatre Maharashtra 69.75 12.75 10.80 11.45 10.45 13.30 11.00
6 Rishikesh Patil Gujarat 64.55 11.95 8.60 11.05 10.15 12.20 10.60
7 Nalluri Abhiram Telangana 64.45 10.75 11.10 12.30 10.05 10.90 9.35
8 Gopal Das West Bengal 62.00 10.95 7.80 10.20 10.50 12.80 9.75

All Around Result Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

Rank Gymnast Team Score VT UB BB FX
1 Saloni Milind Dadarkar Maharashtra 43.40 12.20 7.65 10.60 12.95
2 Sanika Sanjay Attarde Maharashtra 39.55 9.95 7.25 10.15 12.20
3 Rajashree Porel West Bengal 36.20 10.70 5.95 9.70 9.85
4 Paromita Banerjee West Bengal 33.90 10.15 6.50 7.10 10.15
5 Shraddha Verma Uttar Pradesh 33.70 10.85 5.60 8.85 8.40
6 Daneshwari Kammar Karnataka 33.10 9.80 4.40 8.90 10.00
7 Diksha Singh Uttar Pradesh 32.85 10.70 5.75 6.60 9.80
8 Pasarla Surabhi Prasann Telangana 32.45 11.15 3.80 8.30 9.20

Apparatus Championship Men’s Artistic Gymnastics

Men’s Floor Exercise 

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Md. Rafey Uttar Pradesh 6.20 7.60 0.10 13.70
2 Aditya Prajapati Maharashtra 5.20 8.35 0.00 13.55
3 Manesh Sanjay Gadhave Maharashtra 4.60 8.55 0.00 13.15
4 Pranav Mishra Uttar Pradesh 5.00 7.75 0.00 12.75
5 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 5.00 7.45 0.00 12.45
6 Mohammed Iqbal Maradgi Karnataka 5.60 6.10 0.00 11.70
7 Dhruv V. Bhatia Gujarat 5.00 6.25 0.00 11.25
8 Pritam Dey West Bengal 4.20 6.65 0.00 10.85

Men’s Pommel Horse

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Manesh Sanjay Gadhave Maharashtra 4.00 7.50 0.00 11.50
2 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 3.80 7.35 0.00 11.15
3 Pranav Mishra Uttar Pradesh 3.60 7.20 0.00 10.80
4 Sourav Sardar West Bengal 3.10 7.20 0.00 10.30
5 Mohammed Iqbal Maradgi Karnataka 3.00 7.25 0.00 10.25
6 Nalluri Abhiram Telangana 3.60 6.65 0.00 10.25
7 Himanshu Anup Mhatre Maharashtra 3.40 6.70 0.00 10.10
8 Himanshu Sharma Uttar Pradesh 3.40 6.45 0.00 9.85

Men’s Rings

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Mohammed Iqbal Maradgi Karnataka 5.50 6.90 0.00 12.40
2 Nalluri Abhiram Telangana 5.20 6.60 0.00 11.80
3 Md. Rafey Uttar Pradesh 4.70 7.05 0.00 11.75
4 Pranav Mishra Uttar Pradesh 4.30 7.25 0.00 11.55
5 Abhi Ram J Karnataka 3.10 7.65 0.00 10.75
6 Himanshu Anup Mhatre Maharashtra 3.50 7.00 0.00 10.50
7 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 4.00 6.10 0.00 10.10
8 Manesh Sanjay Gadhave Maharashtra 3.80 5.95 0.00 9.75

Men’s Vault

Rank Gymnast Team D1 E1 Pen1 D2 E2 Pen2 Score
1 Nalluri Abhiram Telangana 5.20 6.60 0.00 3.20 8.80 0.00 11.90
2 Pranav Mishra Uttar Pradesh 4.30 7.25 0.00 1.60 8.80 0.00 10.98
3 Manesh Sanjay Gadhav Maharashtra 3.80 5.95 0.00 2.00 9.15 0.00 10.45
4 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 4.00 6.10 0.00 2.00 8.80 0.00 10.45
5 Gopal Das West Bengal 2.40 8.65 0.00 2.20 8.95 0.00 11.10
6 Mohammed Iqbal Marad Karnataka 5.50 6.90 0.00 2.20 8.75 0.00 11.68
7 Karan More Gujarat 2.40 8.85 0.00 2.40 7.75 0.00 10.70
8 Atharva Anant Temkar Maharashtra 2.20 7.90 0.00 2.20 8.90 0.00 10.60

Men’s Parallel Bars

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Pranav Mishra Uttar Pradesh 5.40 8.05 0.00 13.45
2 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 4.20 8.05 0.00 12.25
2T Himanshu Anup Mhatre Maharashtra 4.20 8.05 0.00 12.25
4 Manesh Sanjay Gadhave Maharashtra 5.00 7.05 0.00 12.05
5 Md. Rafey Uttar Pradesh 5.00 6.40 0.00 11.40
6 Mohammed Iqbal Maradgi Karnataka 3.40 7.30 0.00 10.70
7 Nikhil Badiger Karnataka 3.60 6.90 0.00 10.50
8 Gopal Das West Bengal 4.40 5.95 0.00 10.35

Men’s Horizontal Bar

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Mangesh Kumar Uttar Pradesh 4.80 7.95 0.00 12.75
2 Md. Rafey Uttar Pradesh 4.80 7.40 0.00 12.20
3 Aditya Prajapati Maharashtra 4.80 6.55 0.00 11.35
4 Gopal Das West Bengal 3.10 7.05 0.00 10.15
5 Chirutha Praveen Kumar Telangana 4.00 6.00 0.00 10.00
6 Rishikesh Patil Gujarat 2.30 8.20 1.00 9.50
7 Ayush Debnath West Bengal 3.50 5.95 0.00 9.45
8 Atharva Anant Temkar Maharashtra 3.80 5.65 0.00 9.45

Apparatus Championship Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

Women’s Vault

Rank Gymnast Team D1 E1 Pen1 D2 E2 Pen2 Score
1 Saloni Milind Dadarkar Maharashtra 3.70 8.90 0.00 2.80 8.50 0.00 11.95
2 Muskan Haryana 4.00 7.45 0.00 3.70 8.20 0.00 11.68
3 Garima Soni Uttar Pradesh 3.70 8.05 0.00 2.40 8.70 0.00 11.43
4 Vedangi Pravin Khaire Maharashtra 3.50 8.05 0.00 2.80 8.40 0.00 11.38
5 Diksha Singh Uttar Pradesh 3.50 8.00 0.00 2.40 8.40 0.00 11.15
6 Rajashree Porel West Bengal 2.40 8.05 0.00 2.40 8.45 0.00 10.65
7 Jyoti Malik West Bengal 2.40 7.95 0.00 2.40 8.15 0.00 10.45
8 Suman Haryana 2.40 8.35 1.00 2.40 7.75 0.00 9.95

Women’s Uneven Bars

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Saloni Milind Dadarkar Maharashtra 1.80 6.70 0.00 8.50
2 Abha Indrajit Parab Maharashtra 1.60 5.85 0.00 7.45
3 Shraddha Verma Uttar Pradesh 1.40 6.00 0.00 7.40
4 Paromita Banerjee West Bengal 1.40 5.55 0.00 6.95
5 Pritiben Vasava Gujarat 1.50 6.05 1.00 6.55
6 Rajashree Porel West Bengal 1.60 4.95 0.00 6.55
7 Kore Laxmi Pujitha Telangana 1.40 3.25 0.00 4.65
8 Diksha Singh Uttar Pradesh 1.60 2.90 0.00 4.50

Women’s Balancing Beam

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Sanika Sanjay Attarde Maharashtra 4.10 7.20 0.00 11.30
2 Saloni Milind Dadarkar Maharashtra 4.50 6.65 0.00 11.15
3 Shreena Vipul Thakker Gujarat 3.10 5.90 0.00 9.00
4 Shraddha Verma Uttar Pradesh 3.20 5.65 0.00 8.85
5 Soha Devang Parikh Gujarat 2.60 5.80 0.00 8.40
6 Rajashree Porel West Bengal 3.40 4.85 0.00 8.25
7 Ankita Verma Uttar Pradesh 3.00 4.20 0.00 7.20
8 Daneshwari Kammar Karnataka 1.50 5.45 2.00 4.95

Women’s Floor Exercise 

Rank Gymnast Team D
Score
E
Score
Penalty Final Score
1 Saloni Milind Dadarkar Maharashtra 4.70 7.35 0.00 12.05
2 Sanika Sanjay Attarde Maharashtra 4.00 7.10 0.00 11.10
3 Hirva Shaileshkumar Thak k Gujarat 3.10 6.95 0.00 10.05
4 Paromita Banerjee West Bengal 4.30 5.75 0.00 10.05
5 Muskan Haryana 4.50 5.55 0.00 10.05
6 Riyanka Dey West Bengal 3.70 6.05 0.00 9.75
7 Diksha Singh Uttar Pradesh 3.30 5.90 0.00 9.20
8 Daneshwari Kammar Karnataka 1.90 5.35 0.00 7.25

 

Results from Gymnastics Federation of India | Article source : Ravindranath Mangla | Editor : Aditi Gandhi

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