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Radha of Mussoorie won the gold medal in 1500 meters race

  • 05 May 2022
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In the Khelo India University Games, 2021 held in Bengaluru on May 3, 2022, 23-year-old Radha Singh from Mussoorie, Uttarakhand won the gold medal in the 1500 meters race.

Key Points

  • Radha completed this race in 4 minutes 31 seconds and managed to win the gold medal on the basis of her brilliant performance.
  • 23-year-old Radha Singh is a player of the excellence wing of Maharana Pratap Sports College. Even before this Radha has won two medals at the national level.
  • Radha Singh's coach Anoop Bisht told that Radha got first position in 1500 meters race, while Sunita of Himachal got second and Huidrom Devi of Manipur got third place.
  • It is noteworthy that the Khelo India University Games, 2021 was organized in Bangalore from April 24 to May 3, 2022.
  • Khelo India Youth Games was started with the goal of encouraging young students to participate and play in various sporting events.
  • The first edition of Khelo India Youth Games was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 31, 2018. In the year 2019, the name of Khelo India School Games was changed to 'Khelo India Youth Games'.
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