Saumya Saxena secured first position in Discus Throw at Annual Athletics Championship, Mumbai

August 10, 2017: Bombay City District Amateur Athletic (BCDAA) Championship hosted an Annual Athletic Championship. Of numerous participated students in this District level championship, Saumya Saxena, a student of Class-12 at Pace Junior Science College, Dadar secured first position in Discus Throw under 18 Group amongst girls. Setting the benchmark, Saumya Saxena marked a distance of 23.43 meters in this championship. With this performance, she set a state record under Girls/U/18.

Bombay City District Amateur Athletic (BCDAA) is a governing body of Athletics in Mumbai. It is affiliated to Maharashtra Athletics Association and Athletics Federation of India. It organizes an Annual Athletics Championship and other sports event in Mumbai for various age groups. It selects the athletes from Mumbai city for various State-level and National-level Athletics events.