Arunachal Pradesh’s Golom Tinku wins gold in U-17 weightlifting in Khelo India

January 17, 2020 : In the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, Arunachal Pradesh’s Golom Tinku today won gold in Under-17 boys weightlifting in 55 kilogram Prabal Pratim Gogoi got silver in this category. Maharashtra boy¬†Sanket Mahadev won gold in 55 kilogram event in Under-21 category.
Medals will be decided today in swimming, wrestling and shooting also.
Maharashtra is leading the medal tally with 35 gold and 37 silver medals on the eighth day today followed by Haryana with 28 golds. Delhi is in third place with 20 gold medals.
Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of the Khelo India games Avinash Joshi said that the event is progressing very smoothly. Mr. Joshi appealed people to come and see the games in large number in the remaining games also. He said that the Khelo India youth games in Guwahati has set a new bench mark which would ultimately improve the country’s sports sector.(newsonair)