The multi-sporting extravaganza of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 underway in Guwahati, Assam came to a conclusion today with the final gold medals up for grabs across various sporting competitions on the day.
Day 14 action saw the sporting events like Swimming, Weightlifting, Tennis, Football and Boxing witness the last piece of action as a lot of gold medals were up for the taking for the youngsters in different age categories.
Weightlifting had six different events scheduled through the day for both the boys and girls at the Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Hall at SSC, Guwahati. Uttar Pradesh claimed two gold medals on the day in addition to two silver medals in their tally. Athletes from Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Karnataka and Maharashtra added one gold medal each to their overall tally to improve their position on the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Medal Tally.
Karnataka was the dominant state in the Swimming competition with a total of four gold medals on the day along with a couple of silver and bronze medals as well. Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi and Tamil Nadu were the other medal winners in the competition to keep the competition tight on the Medal tally.
The football tournament saw Haryana's girls dominate claiming both the U-17 and U-21 Gold medals. Goa won the U-21 Boys tournament overcoming the challenge from Maharashtra whereas the U-17 Boys from Mizoram clinched the gold medal.
Haryana showed their power yet again as they won six gold medals in the Boxing competition with some medals grabbed by young pugilists from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Delhi.
Day 14 Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Medal Tally Update
Khelo India Youth Games 2020 came to an end with the state of Maharashtra finishing atop the medal standings with a total of 256 medals (78 Gold, 77 Silver and 101 Bronze). They finish at the top of the tally for the second time in a row after having won 228 medals in the 2019 edition of the Games.
Haryana maintain their second spot on the medals tally becoming only the second state to win a total of 200 medals. The North Indian state finished with a tally comprising of 68 Golds, 60 Silvers and 72 Bronzes in Guwahati. Delhi was third on the tally for the second time in a row as well with 122 medals (39 Gold, 36 Silver and 47 Bronze).