Assam bags 7 gold medals in lawn bowls in Khelo India Youth Games

January 21, 2020 : In the Khelo India youth games in Guwahati, host Assam wrapped up the lawn bowls campaign with 7 gold medals out of 10 that were at stake. In swimming, Shivangi Sarma of Assam won gold in 50 meter freestyle today taking her gold tally to 5. Maharashtra girl Kenisha Gupta has also bagged a total of 5 gold medals in swimming so far. Mizoram won the boys under 17 football gold by defeating Assam. 
Assam’s new swimming sensation Shivangi won 5 gold in individual and 2 silver medals in team events . Shivangi said, it was great feeling to achieve such feat in front of the home crowd.
In boys under 21 category, Maharashtra’s Mihir Ambre won gold and Karnataka’s Srihari Nataraj got silver in 50 meter freestyle. In Lawn Bowls, Assam players won gold in mixed triples and mixed pairs.  Adinita Kakati who clinched gold in mixed triples ,thanks her coaches for their success.
Harayana boxers won maximum gold medals followed by Maharashtra. In Badminton, under 21 categories,  Gujrat girl Tasnim Irfan and Amit Rathod of Madhya Pradesh clinched the gold medals. (newsonair)