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Khelo India Youth Games 2022: Madhya Pradesh won Three Gold and One Silver

  • 09 Feb 2023
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On February 8, 2023, host Madhya Pradesh won two gold and one silver medal and one gold in weightlifting in the Malkhamb competitions in the Khelo India Youth Games-2022 held at Madhav Seva Trust in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

Key points

  • In the boys' individual all-round event, Pranav won the gold with a score of 26.50 while the Madhya Pradesh team won the ranking gold (boys and girls combined) with 207.20 points. In the girls' individual all-round event, Siddhi Gupta of Madhya Pradesh won silver.
  • In the boys' individual all-round event at Malkhamb, Shardul (Maharashtra) finished second with 26.10 points and Rakesh Verda (Chhattisgarh) third with 25.90 points. The team rankings went to Maharashtra (205.60) and the bronze went to Chhattisgarh (201.25).
  • Siddhi finished second in the girls' event with 17.30 points. Maharashtra's Samiksha Suradkar won the gold in the event. The bronze medal went to Tanushree Jadhav from Maharashtra.
  • Similarly, Veluru Ajay Babu of Madhya Pradesh won gold in weightlifting in 81 kg category. Veluru secured first position with snatch-135kg, clean and jerk-162kg, total-297kg.
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