Khelo India University Games: Weightlifter Ann Maria sets national record, Jain University strengthens its first position
N Maria made a national record in the Khelo India University Games. (Pic Credit SAI)
Panjab University and Savitri Bai Phule University improved their place in the medal tally but could not reach close to Jain University. Both of them are in second and third place respectively.
Weightlifter Ann Maria (Ann Maria) on Wednesday Khelo India University Games (Khelo University Games) Won gold medal in 87+ kg weight category with a national record in clean and jerk. The Mangalore University player lifted 129 kg and broke the 128 kg weight category record set by Manpreet Kaur earlier this year. Manpreet had made this record in the National Championship. He lifted 101 kg in snatch and won the gold medal with a total of 230 kg. N Maria trains at the National Center of Excellence, Sports Authority of India (SAI). Although Jain University in the medal table (Jain University) has retained its first position.
She, however, missed out on equaling her own national record. By combining snatch and clean and jerk, Ann Maria set a national record with 231 kg. He did this feat in the National Championship. However, he is happy to give his best in clean and jerk.
Jain University continues
A total of 17 gold medals were at stake on Wednesday. Jain University has strengthened its position in the medal tally. He has a total of 17 medals including 10 gold medals, four silver and two bronze medals. Five meet records were made on this day. Anna University set the first meet record of the day. This team won the gold medal in the men’s 4Ã—100 meters medley. Jain University, adorned with players like Sri Hari Natraj and Shiva Sridhar, was ahead till the last stage but Aaditya Dinesh of Anna University turned the dice with excellent swimming and his flip turn.
Panjab University is at number two with a total of 15 medals with six gold, four silver and five bronze medals. Savitri Bai Phule University is at number three. He has five gold medals, six silver medals and seven bronze medals.
This university’s glory in badminton
Jain University won its first medal of the day in Badminton. She spread her shine in both men’s and women’s category. Won two medals in the mixed team events in shooting. Savitri Bai Phule Pune University won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle mixed event. He was given this success by the pair of Rasika Kulve and Gajanan Khandagle. The pair defeated Manipal University’s Manini Kaushik and Yash Vardhan. Gajanan also won bronze in 10m air rifle. In women’s basketball, Madras University won the gold medal by defeating SRM University 65-48.