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Khelo India Youth Games

  • 30 Jan 2024
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Why in News?

Recently, Haryana bagged the boys and girls hockey titles in the 6th Khelo India Youth along with Orissa.

Key Points

  • The Khelo India Youth Games was started in 2018 under the name Khelo India School Games.
    • The aim of these games is to find and groom sports talents at the local level and train them for national and international sports events.
    • The Khelo India Scheme is the flagship Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
  • Under this, the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG), the Khelo India University Games (KIUG) and the Khelo India Winter Games were set up as annual national sports competitions where youngsters, representing their states and universities, respectively, showcased their skills and competed for medals.
  • Results of Hockey Finals:
    • Boys: Odisha won the final against Madhya Pradesh with 4 goals.
    • Girls: Haryana won the final against Madhya Pradesh with 1 goal.

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