Maharashtra having winning the medals tally at the beginning of the day, Haryana boxers put on a dominant performance to come out on top ten gold medals out of the 20 available in boxing to assist talk shows Haryana claim victory the as a whole champions league trophy on the final day of the Khelo India Youth Games at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex.
Although Haryana dominated the medal total with 52 gold, 39 silver, and 46 bronze medals, Maharashtra can only really add four gold medals on the final day to finish second with 45 gold, 40 silver, and 40 bronze medals.
Karnataka placed third in overall with 22 gold, 17 silver, and 28 bronze medals after dominating the swimming events with 19 gold medals.
Although Haryana won one of most medals with 108 in the inaugural session of the competitions in Delhi in 2018, the state came second in the previous two rounds of the tournaments.
Haryana came second in the medal tally in 2019 with 178 medals, and second again in 2020 with 200 medal winners.
Karnataka swimmer Aneesh Gowda earned the most medals in the fourth edition of the game play, with six gold medals in the swimming disciplines held in Ambala, whereas Maharashtra swimmer Apeksha Fernandes and gymnastics Sanyukta Kale both got five gold medals.
The championship trophy was presented to Haryana by Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of Sports, in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar and Sports Minister Sandeep Singh.
“During the games, 12 new national records were set, and I applaud all of the participants.” Haryana and Maharashtra have always worked valiantly for the top spot, and I congratulate Haryana on obtaining the ultimate winner’s trophy. We want to have the Khelo India Youth Games and Khelo India University Games in November this year and March next year, and we expect that more participants will achieve national records in these sports,” Thakur remarked.
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