Khelo India Youth Games: Three Maharashtra weightlifters win gold in U-17 category

In Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, three weightlifters from Maharashtra won gold medals today in Under-17 categories in weightlifting.

Two of them created new national records in below 40 and 45 kilograms in girls categories. In cycling, Punjab boys and Karnataka girls clinched gold in Under-21 team pursuit.

In basketball preliminary round, Karnataka defeated Kerala in girls Under-17 event while Tamil Nadu defeated hosts Assam in girls Under-21. Wrestling, kho-kho, boxing, football and lawn bowls matches are on today at various venues. 

Maharastra is leading the medal tally with 31 gold medals followed by Haryana with 23 gold medals on the seventh day today.


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