Sridhar shines at Khelo India College Video games

The Swimmers made a splash, the shooters made their mark and the rugby gamers struck gold on the third version of the continuing Khelo India College Video games (KIUG) in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

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Younger swimmers Vikkas Prabhakar and Siva Sridhar excelled at Better Noida’s Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik (SVSP) indoor stadium, bagging gold medals. India worldwide shooter Hriday Hazarika hogged the limelight on the Karni Singh Capturing Vary in Delhi, profitable the lads’s 10m air rifle occasion for Cotton College of Assam.

In swimming, SRM College’s Vikkas received the lads’s 50m freestyle sprint with a timing of 23.47. There was a useless warmth for the silver as each Veer Khatkar of Maharshi Dayanand College and Shailesh Shwejal of Savitribai Phule Pune College, MS got here in second with 24.02 secs.

Earlier within the day, Aneesh Gowda of Christ College (deemed) bagged the primary gold of the Video games with a win within the males’s 400m freestyle in swimming. He additionally received a bronze later within the day. Nonetheless, the pool clearly belonged to Siva Sridhar of Jain College on the day, as he nailed a few gold medals with wins within the males’s 200m medley and the lads’s 100m backstroke.

Contemporary from profitable a World Cup silver for India at Baku simply over per week again, Hazarika outshot Guru Kashi College’s Arjun Babuta 252.5 to 250.8 within the ultimate for Assam’s Cotton College. His India teammate Ashi Chouksey received the ladies’s 50m rifle 3 positions gold for Guru Nanak Dev College with a rating of 461.6, whereas as her India teammate Sift Kaur Samra received the silver with a rating of 457.7.

Rugby seven featured as an optionally available sport to let kids of the state really feel the heart beat of the sport regardless that hosts Uttar Pradesh didn’t area a aspect.

Nonetheless, good help for rugby was witnessed when girls of Kalinga Institute of Info Technology of Bhubaneswar stepped onto Lucknow’s Guru Gobind Singh Sports activities Faculty’s floor on Friday. They outclassed the College of Mumbai 56-0 to pocket the gold medal.

Nirmalya led the traces admirably for the ladies from Odisha with three tries (15 factors) to her identify. The boys’s ultimate, alternatively, was an in depth affair. Ultimately, Pune’s Bharatiya Vidyapeeth overcame KIIT, Bhubaneshwar 19-10 to clinch the crown. Whereas Bharat’s two tries for Pune have been essential, KIIT’s Jugal additionally matched him with two tries of his personal.

Now, the state can hope to conduct the junior nationals later this yr.

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