Haryana’s boxers delivered the golden punch on the final and closing day to seize the Khelo India Youth Video games crown in dramatic trend on Monday.
Tied on 41 gold with Maharashtra, the hosts swooped on as many as 10 out of the 20-boxing gold on provide to surge previous the defending champions.
Haryana ended their marketing campaign with a grand tally of 52 gold, 39 silver and 46 bronze to bolster their standing because the nation’s premier sporting state.
Maharashtra, who fought tooth and nail from Day 1, abdicated their throne, after managing 45 gold, 40 silver and 40 bronze.
Karnataka completed third with 22 gold, together with a whopping 19 from the swimming pool. Manipur had been fourth with 19 gold and Kerala fifth with 18.
Apparently, Maharashtra started the day on a excessive be aware, regaining the mallakhamb Boy’s Particular person Pole gold which was held again on Sunday after a protest.
Their kho-kho girls and boys expectedly clinched each the gold to even put them forward on the medals’ desk. Haryana’s ladies mustered the handball gold, narrowly beating Himachal Pradesh 29-28, to proceed respiration down their necks.
However as soon as the motion shifted to the boxing ring, it turned out to be a windfall for Haryana. Six out of their eight pugilists knocked down the gold within the ladies’ class whereas 4 out of their 5 boys danced to the highest of the rostrum.
Maharashtra had 4 contenders in boxing finals however solely considered one of them might return triumphant.
Ultimately, Haryana’s superiority in boxing (10) and wrestling (16) proved to be the distinction within the total equation. Their swimmers and weightlifters contributed a good-looking 4 gold medals every too.
Maharashtra’s athletes bagged eight gold medals whereas their swimmers, gymnasts and yogasana gamers clinched six every. Their wrestlers and lifters added three every too to the tally.
On the final day of competitors, Mizoram clinched two gold medals with their Boys soccer crew humbling Kerala 5-1 within the closing and Jeho Puingheta bagging the Boys desk tennis singles crown, beating West Bengal’s Ankur Bhattacharjee 4-2.
Punjab ladies defeated Tamil Nadu 68-57 and Karnataka boys received the higher of Rajasthan 67-62 to share the 2 gold medals in basketball whereas Delhi’s boys beat Haryana 38-31 to win the handball gold.
RESULTS ALL FINALS
G: GOLD; S: SILVER; B: BRONZE
Boys – G: Mizoram bt Kerala 5-1
B: Meghalaya and Karnataka
Women – G: Tamil Nadu; S: Jharkhand; B: Haryana and Gujarat
G: Jeho Himnakulh Puingheta (Mizoram) bt Ankur Bhattacharjee (West Bengal) 4-2
B: Deepit Patil (Maharashtra) bt Aadarsh Chhetri (Delhi) 4-0
G: Punjab bt Tamil Nadu 68-57
B: Karnataka bt Rajasthan 67-62
G: Kerala bt Punjab 75-74
B: Karnataka bt Tamil Nadu 72-68
G: Delhi bt Haryana 38-31
B: Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh
G: Haryana bt Himachal Pradesh 29-28
B: Delhi, Uttar Pradesh
Minimal Weight (46-48 KG) – G: Vishwanath Suresh (Maharashtra); S: Ashish (Haryana): B: Maan Singh (Jammu & Kashmir), Himanshu Kaushal (Delhi)
Flyweight (48-51 KG) – G: Bishwamitra Chongtham (Manipur); S: Mohammed Billal (Telangana); B: Himanshu Rawat (Delhi), Kavi (CHD)
Bantam Weight (51-54 KG) – G: Ankit (CHD); S: Victor Singh Shaikhom (Maharashtra) B: Anand Yadav (Madhya Pradesh), Gaurav (Delhi)
Feather Weight (54-57 KG) – G: Himanshu Shrivas (Madhya Pradesh); S: Vijay Singh (Maharashtra); B: Ayush (Haryana), Akash Pundir (Uttar Pradesh)
Gentle Weight (57-60 KG) – G: Rabichandra Singh L (Manipur); S: Harsh (D&D); B: Vikas Kumar (Madhya Pradesh), Sidharth (Uttar Pradesh)
Gentle Welter Weight (60-63.5 KG) – G: Vanshaj (Haryana); S: Imdad Hussain (Assam); B: Aditya Goud (Maharashtra), Vishwas Malik (Rajasthan)
Welter Weight (63.5 – 67 KG) – G: Achal Veer Karwasra (CHD); S: Anjani Kumar M (Andhra Pradesh); B: Vikas Kumar (Punjab), Mohit Kanjar (Madhya Pradesh)
Gentle Center Weight (67-71 KG) – G: Harshit Rathee (Haryana); S: Ashish Hooda (CHD); B: Gagan (Delhi), Manik Singh (Maharashtra)
Center Weight (71-75 KG) – G: Deepak (Haryana); S: Kunal Ghorpade (Maharashtra); B: Paramvir Singh (Punjab), Akash Das (Jharkhand)
Gentle Heavy Weight (75-80 KG) – G: Vishal (Haryana); S: Aksh Garg (Punjab); B: Himanshu (Himachal Pradesh), Ankush Chahal (Delhi)
Minimal Weight (45-48 KG) – G: Gitika (Haryana); S: Ragini Upadhyay (Uttar Pradesh); B: Yamini Kanwar (Rajasthan), Sanjana (Delhi)
Gentle Fly (48-50 KG) – G: Tamanna (Haryana); S: Suvidha Bhagat (Punjab); B: Ok Anju Devi (Karnataka), Monika Mallick (Ben)
Fly (50-52 KG) – G: Ritu (Himachal Pradesh); S: Neeru Khatri (Haryana); B: Simran Verma (Maharashtra), Yoogasri (Karnataka)
Bantam (52-54 KG) – G: Neha (Haryana); S: Aarti Dharya (UTK); B: Aikon Mili (Assam), Rishika R Gap (Maharashtra)
Feather (54-57 KG) – G: Preeti (Haryana); S: H. Griviya Devi (Manipur); B: Renu (CHD), Anju (Rajasthan)
Gentle (57-60 KG) – G: Preeti Dahiya (Haryana); S: Kalapana (Rajasthan); B: Shaheen Gill (Punjab), Lakshita Sharma (Madhya Pradesh)
Gentle Welter (60-63 KG) – G: Isha Gurjar (Rajasthan); S: Rudy Lalhmingmunai (Mizoram); B: M Swetha (Tamil Nadu), Riya (Delhi)
Welter (63-66 KG) – G: Sneha Kumari (Himachal Pradesh); S: Muskan (Haryana); B: Vishakha Vartiya (Punjab), Anjali Chahar (Uttar Pradesh)
Gentle Center (66-70 KG) – G: Lashu Yadav (Haryana); S: Shivani (Delhi); B: Sneha (Rajasthan), Saie Vinayak Davkhar (Maharashtra)
Center (70-75 KG) – G: Khushi (Punjab); S: Ekta (Himachal Pradesh); B: Reena (Rajasthan), Sneha (Haryana)
G: Maharashtra bt Odisha 21-20
B: West Bengal bt Punjab
G: Maharashtra bt Odisha 14-11
B: Delhi bt West Bengal 1-0