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Khelo India 2019: Birnale leads Maha's gold rush

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36   //    13 Jan 2019, 22:42 IST

Yuga Birnale led Maharashtra's charge with three medals on Sunday, including two golds (Representational Image)
Yuga Birnale led Maharashtra's charge with three medals on Sunday, including two golds (Representational Image)

Pune, Jan 13 (PTI) Yuga Birnale led Maharashtra's charge with three medals on Sunday, including two golds, as the hosts maintained their domination in the pool over Karnataka and Delhi at the Khelo India Youth Games here.

Of the 12 gold medals at stake, Maharashtra picked up four while Delhi and Karnataka took three each and Chhattisgarh and Gujarat claimed one each, a media release said.

Yuga gave the hosts their first gold of the day in the women's U-21 200m medley clocking a time of 2:32.75.

She also clinched a bronze in the 200m backstroke and also collected her third medal in the 4x100 m medley as part of Maharashtra quartet.

Swadesh Mondal earned Delhi their first gold of the day in a well-contested 200m individual medley for boys U-17 section.

Anurag Singh and Kushagra Rawat won a gold each for Delhi late in the day in the 800m freestyle in boys U-17 and U-21 sections, respectively

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