Khelo India Youth Games: Haryana tops medal tally with 70 medals, Odisha at 17th spot


Guwahati: Haryana is leading the medal tally with 17 gold and 17 silver medals followed by Maharashtra with 16 gold and 20 silver medals on the 3rd day of ongoing Khelo India Youth Games 2020.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu stole the limelight in athletics, with an equally impressive five-gold show. Kerala’s Ancy Sojan too made an impact, anchoring her state’s U-21 4x100m relay squad to collect her third gold medal of the Games.

Similarly, Delhi’s Arshad Farid and Maharashtra’s Pooja Danole outsprinted their rivals in the U-17 races but only just.

Gujarat’s judokas showed their growing prowess on the mat to win three of the eight gold medals on offer in the U-21 competition. Seven of the state’s 10 gold medals have come from the Judo competition.

While Gujarat’s sustained efforts to rake in medals hogged the limelight, Mizoram’s Chinglinmawaii caught attention by winning the women’s U-21 52kg class for her state’s second gold in all.

With 2 Gold and 2 Silver so far, Odisha is at 17th spot in the event.

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