Maharashtra dominates medal’s tally at Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati

January 11, 2020 : In the third Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, last year’s medal topper Maharashtra is leading the medal tally with 25 medals including 7 gold, 7 silver and 11 bronze medals. 

Uttar Pradesh is holding the second position in the medal tally with 6 gold medals. Delhi won 4 gold and 1 silver and reached in the third position in the medal tally. 

Madhya Pradesh won 7 medals including 2 golds in athletics. Gujrat won 1 gold and 3 silver in athletics. Haryana’s Vikrant won gold in Under 21 boys 400 metres race.

Delhi’s Payal won gold in Under 17 girls 400 metres final. Tripura girl Priyanka Dasgupta won 4 gold medals in gymnastics today. Local girl Upasa Talukdar grabbed 3 medals including a silver in gymnastics.

AIR Correpondent reports that gymnasts and athletes dominated the day today. Maharastra maintained their brilliant run in the gymnastics by winning 7 gold and 7 silvers.  Asmi Ankush from Maharastra and Uttar Pradesh’s Jatin Kumar Kanojia have maintained their dream runs in gymnastics by winning 3 gold medals each. But the thrilling performance has come from Tripura’s Priyanka Dasgupta who already won 4 golds in gymnastics . Local girl Upasa Talukdar managed to get 1 silver and 2 bronze medals so far in gymnastics. 

In athletics,  four meet records have been made today at Sarusajai stadium. Madhya Pradesh got  7 medals in track and field in the morning. (Newsonair)