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MRC wins Dakshina Bharat Area Cross country championship trophy

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: Madras Regimental Centre at Wellington won the Dakshin Bharat Areas Cross Country Championship 2018 on Thursday.

Nine teams, each comprising six runners, falling under HQ Dakshina Bharat Area competed for the coveted trophy for the 10 km Cross Country Run around MRC.

Naik Subedar G Laxmanan clocked 31.56 minutes, followed by Havildar B Srinu of MEG, Bengaluru and Sepoy Lingaraj of MRC clocked 32:48 minutes and 32.56 minutes respectively to claim individual medals.

MRC team, which had won the prestigious championship on last seven occasions, bagged the trophy, with MEG coming second and ASC Centre third.

MRC Commandant Brig SK Sangwan gave away the prizes.