The 3rd season of the Khelo India Youth Games concluded. Maharashtra retained its reign in the Khelo India Youth Games held in Guwahati with 256 medals including 78 gold. Haryana stood second with a total of 200 medals. Delhi finished third with 122 medals
Shivangi Sharma of Assam won five gold and two silver in swimming. She was the most successful female player of the Khelo India Youth Games.
Top 10 states in Khelo India Youth Games:
Around 6800 players from 37 states and union territories took part in these games which started on 10 January. 20 sports events were organized in these games. The winner’s received the trophy from Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Vijay the Tiger and Jaya the Blackbuck were the mascots of the tournament. Sprinter Hima Das was the torchbearer of the opening ceremony of KIYG 2020
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Capital of Assam: Dispur; Governor of Assam: Jagdish Mukhi.