As expected Nagpur district womenâ€™s team dominated the Maharashtra State Cross Country Championship which was held at Haveli near Pune on Sunday.
The Nagpur district womenâ€™s team won the overall general championship with maximum 21 points to their credit.
In the womenâ€™s 10-km cross country, Nagpur eves stamped their authority in style as six of them finished in the top-10.
Nagpurâ€™s international athlete Prajakta Godbole claimed the bronze medal. Nikita Raut missed the medal by a whisker as she had to be satisfied with the fourth spot.
Nagpur district womenâ€™s skipper Prachi Godbole (sixth), Mrunali Saraf (eighth), Pranali Borkar (ninth) and Tejaswini Lambkane (tenth) also did well to finish in the top-10 bracket.
Prajakta Godbole clocked 39 minutes and 36 seconds to clinch the third spot in the womenâ€™s 10-km race. Nikita Raut took 40 minutes and 0.2 seconds to secure the fourth spot.
In the menâ€™s 10-km race, Nagpur district finished fourth with 84 points. District captain Ajit Bhende placed at a disappointing 15th spot.
Similarly, in the Under-20 boys 8-km run, Nagpur district missed the podium finish as they had to be satisfied with the fourth position. Nagpurâ€™s medal prospect Shadab Pathan placed tenth with 28 minutes and 56 seconds.