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5th Khelo India Youth Games 2022: Maharashtra topped the medal tally

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5th Khelo India Youth Games

The fifth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games conclude on February 11. In the Khelo India Youth Games – 2022, Maharashtra was the overall champion by securing a total of 161 medals including 56 gold, 55 silver and 50 bronze medals. On the other hand, Haryana has been at the second position by getting a total of 128 medals including 41 gold, 32 silver and 55 bronze. Host Madhya Pradesh finished third with 96 medals including 39 gold.

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Khelo India Youth Games

  • The Games were hosted in Madhya Pradesh from 31 January 2023 to 11 February 2023. For the first time water sports namely Kayaking Canoeing, Canoe Salam and Fencing were part of this edition of Khelo India Games. It was organized in eight different cities of the state.
  • These eight host cities are Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Maheshwar, Mandla and Balaghat.
  • Over 5,000 athletes from 36 states and union territories of India participated in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022. Where athletes competed for 973 medals – 295 gold, 295 silver and 383 bronze – in 27 sports. The participation of girls in these games was about 40 percent.

Khelo India Youth Games: Medal Tally

Rank  State Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
1 Maharashtra 56 55 50 161
2 Haryana 41 32 55 128
3 Madhya Pradesh 39 30 27 96
4 Rajasthan 19 10 19 48
5 Delhi 16 22 26 64
6 Kerala 15 12 19 46
7 Manipur 13 9 12 34
8 Tamil Nadu 12 19 21 52
9 Odisha 11 8 11 30
10 Punjab 11 7 15 33

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