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Which state became champion at Khelo India Youth Games 2021?
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Haryana

Hosts Haryana won the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) 2021 title with 52 gold medals, of which, 10 came in boxing on the final day on Monday(13th June 2022). The late surge helped Haryana leapfrog the 2020 champions Maharashtra on the KIYG medals table.
Haryana also won 39 silver and 46 bronze medals, taking their overall medal tally to 137 medals - the highest cumulative haul by any state. 
Maharashtra, meanwhile, managed 45 gold, 40 silver and 40 bronze medals to come second with 125 medals.

Karnataka, with 22 gold, 17 silver and 28 bronze, finished third with 67 medals.
The Khelo India Youth Games 2021 started on June 4 across multiple venues with Haryana’s Panchkula hosting the bulk of the events. The Games, which are a part of the Indian government’s Khelo India initiative, concluded on June 13, 2022.
Earlier, Haryana won 16 gold medals in wrestling which proved vital in the title race. Haryana’s swimmers and weightlifters also contributed with four gold medals each..

Source : Olympics

Published On : June 14, 2022
Category : Sports