24-OCT-2014: Kumari Neeraj, student of BA (I year), Women's College, Aligarh Muslim University secured third place in the North Zone Athletic Meet, held at Lucknow. She touched a distance of 29.50 metres in the Javelin throw.
Athletes from seven states of Northern India participated in the Meet, which was organized by the Uttar Pradesh Government recently.
Kumari Neeraj will now represent North Zone in the National Tournament. The Aligarh Msulim University has decided to felicitate her during the Cross Country Race organized by the Athletics Club on October 26. Kumari Neeraj's success opens medal winning by AMU students in the current academic session 2014-15.
AMU Vice Chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah (Retd), PVC Brig S Ahmad Ali (Retd), Games Committee Secretary Professor Shoaib Zaheer, and Athletics Club President Dr Shah Alam have congratulated Neeraj on the exemplary success.