Khelo India University Games: Jain University retains top position, swimmers won 4 more golds
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Mumbai University is at number two in the medal tally, which has won a total of 10 medals including 5 gold. So far, a total of 57 universities have registered their presence in the medal table.
running in bengaluru Khelo India University Games (Khelo India University Games 2021) The third day has also been very exciting and players have won medals in many events. Like the second day, on the third day on Tuesday, 26 April, the Jain University of Bangalore hosts (Jain University) It was the ace, who consolidated their lead in the medal tally with 4 more gold medals. Now he has a total of 10 medals including 7 gold. Whereas Mumbai University (University of Mumbai) Second place with 5 gold. On the third day, a shocking result was seen in women’s boxing, where Vinka of Kurukshetra University had to face defeat. Vinka won the gold medal at the Youth World Championships last year.
On the third day of the Games on Tuesday, 10 gold medals were at stake in swimming, out of which 4 were captured by Jain University of Bangalore itself. These four golds of Jain University came in swimming and thus this university is in first place with 7 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze. The special thing is that all 10 medals of Jain University have come in swimming. The university’s swimmers also set some records, including the fastest lap time of 3.34.86 seconds by Siva Sridhar, Sanjay Jayakrishnan, Raj Relekar and Olympian Srihari Nataraja in the men’s 4×100m relay.
Savitribai University dominates in weightlifting
Apart from this, Savitribai Phule University maintained its dominance in weightlifting and won 2 more gold medals. For that, Vaishnav Thakur (96 kg) and Chirag Waghwale (102 kg) took gold with the Games record. In this way, Savitribai University is in third place with 15 medals including 4 gold.
Surprised Youth World Champion
A major result of the day came in the 60 kg boxing of the girls. In this event, Vinka of Kurukshetra University, considered a favorite, had to face a shocking defeat. This boxer, who is studying BA in the university, was defeated by Muskan of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shekhawati University. Vinka was the gold medalist of the IBA Youth World Championship last year and in such a situation, this defeat surprised everyone.
Punjab and Mumbai also got gold
Apart from these, Panjab University won two gold medals in shooting. The university got the gold medal for the women’s 10m air rifle team and men’s individual trap event. On the other hand, Mumbai University won the gold in the women’s team event in the country’s first ever sporting event, Mallakhamb.