Haryana launched into a gold assortment spree, successful 4 gold in wrestling, to dash previous Maharashtra within the Khelo India Youth Video games on Monday.
Underlining their ascendancy on the wrestling mat, their grapplers added 4 extra gold to fatten their medal depend to a powerful 16 gold, 8 silver, and 16 bronze. This included a few essential gold in weightlifting and one every in taking pictures, yoga, biking, and gatka.
Defending champions Maharashtra, who had taken the lead on Day 1, are in second place with 13 gold, 6 silver and seven bronze on the time of penning this report.
Manipur, who collected six gold in thang-ta over two days, had been third after choosing an extra gold in biking.
Jammu and Kashmir created a stir by successful their first gold within the conventional martial artwork self-discipline, with Sumit getting the higher of Madhya Pradesh’s Ashish within the Phunaba Anishuba 60kg class.
Wrestlers from Haryana have expectedly been in devastating kind on residence turf. They’d bagged all 5 gold on the opening day of the competitors and appeared set for an additional clear sweep on Day 2, particularly with two of the 5 ultimate bouts being all-Haryana affairs.
However Chandigarh’s Yashveer Malik had different plans. Displaying sturdy defensive abilities, he defeated Nishant 6-2 within the Greco Roman 65kg ultimate.
All of it started with Suraj defeating Maharashtra’s Vishwajit Extra by technical superiority. Ravinder too got here up in opposition to a tricky opponent in Maharashtra’s Ajay Kapade within the freestyle 60kg ultimate. However he stored his cool underneath strain for an 11-8 victory.
Within the weightlifting enviornment, Bengai Tani opened Arunachal Pradesh’s gold medal account with a complete raise of 264 kg within the boys’ 67 kg weight class. Tamil Nadu’s T. Madhavan (boys’ 61 kg) and Haryana’s Usha (ladies’ 55kg) had been among the many podium toppers of their respective weight classes.
Haryana additionally completed 1-2 within the 10m Air Pistol occasion on the Karni Singh Capturing Vary in New Delhi, with Shiva Narwal bagging the gold, Samrat Rana successful silver and Uttar Pradesh’s Sahil clinching the bronze.