Swimmer Siva Sridhar claimed seven gold and two silver medals as Jain College continued to dominate the pool within the Khelo India College Video games 2021, right here on Thursday.
The day additionally dropped at an in depth the boxing and swimming competitions, as the main focus slowly shifts to the athletics — because of begin on Saturday.
Thursday marked the ultimate day of swimming and Jain College continued to dominate the pool, profitable 14 gold medals throughout the competitors. The host college’s Siva Sridhar was the undoubted star, having gained seven gold and two silver within the pool. His haul is greater than that of the earlier version’s most profitable athletes (Siddhant Sejwal and Sadhvi Dhuri – 5 gold every).
With Siva claiming a wealthy haul of medals, Jain College continued to rule the medals desk with 24 medals, 16 gold, 5 silver and three bronze medals. Panjab College was in second place with 27 medals — 9 of which had been gold. The College of Mumbai with 16 medals — six gold, six silver and 4 bronze. In all 40 completely different universities have already logged a minimum of a gold medal, and 89 have bagged a minimum of a medal on the occasion.
A deluge of upsets had been served on the archery competitors which kicked off on the Jain International Campus on Thursday.
First to fall was Muskan Kirar of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya within the compound ladies’s singles. Kirar had topped the qualification spherical, however didn’t get going within the duels, falling to the last-place qualifier, Sneh Rani of Guru Nanak Dev College 135-139. Rani was knocked out within the very subsequent spherical by Punjabi College’s Sujata.
Final 12 months’s silver medallist Raginee Markoo progressed by way of the competitors steadily solely to fall within the semi-finals. Kirar’s teammate, Markoo misplaced to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati College’s Madhura Dhamangaonkar 140-146.
The upsets rolled on within the males’s compound too. Punjabi College’s Kulwinder Singh and Sangampreet Bisla had completed first and second within the males’s compound qualification yesterday.
However identical to within the ladies’s part although, the highest seed, Kulwinder fell on the very first knockout spherical, shedding to Shivaji College’s Kunal Shinde 143-141. Bisla made it by way of the primary spherical however fell to Guru Nanak Dev College’s Hritik Sharma by way of shoot-off within the very subsequent spherical. Each archers had shot 144, and 9 within the shoot-off. Hritik gained based mostly on his arrow being nearer to the centre.
Hritik stated he was utilizing the Khelo India College Video games expertise as a launchpad for his season. “I’ll go to the Jr Nationals after this so it was essential I put up a superb present right here,” he stated.
“Regardless of the opponent, this sport is about your personal psychological energy, your efficiency. And it’s a must to look inward. Right now was the identical. I made some errors, which I must work on.” Hritik was overwhelmed within the semis by Delhi College’s Tanishdeep Singh.
25 boxing medals (12 ladies, 13 males) had been selected Thursday, concluding an thrilling occasion.
Within the ladies’s competitors, 26 completely different universities gained a medal, with eleven universities profitable gold within the 12 weight classes — Ch Ranbir Singh College is the one one profitable two gold medals, within the 48-50kg and 60-63kg weight classes.
5 of the eleven universities that gained medals in boxing had been from Haryana. The boys’s occasion was no completely different, with 11 universities dividing up the 13 classes — Beautiful Skilled College bagged three gold medals.
There shall be ten medals up for grabs on Day six on the video games, six in Judo and 4 from taking pictures.