Maria Jason’s winning has double joy because she broke her own record in the 61st National School Athletic Meet in pole vault and has won gold by creating a record of 3.50m breaking her own last record of 3.40m. She came into sports first in Long Jump. She has won gold in Junior National championship in Long Jump when she was in 8th standard. From 9th class she began practicing pole vault. Maria’s glory added another credit to Kerala camp.