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Maharashtra finished second at the event with 45 gold, 40 silver and 40 bronze medals
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New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the performance of youngsters who excelled at the recently concluded Khelo India Youth Games held in Haryana.
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As a young boy, Jeho was an attacking paddler but it was Chinese coach Liu Zheng Fang who converted him into a defensive player.
Hosts Haryana topped the table with a total of 137 medals (52 gold) followed by Maharashtra (125 medals - 45 gold) and Karnataka (67 medals - 22 gold)
Football has given Mizoram footballers a ticket to a prosperous future what with so many of them playing for the ISL and I-League clubs.
KIYG concludes today, with Haryana topping the medal charts. Maharashtra is at second and Karnataka is at third position.
The Khelo India Youth Games, which started on June 4 concluded in a grand manner.
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Hamsini switched from badminton to archery at a young age and has not looked back since then
Haryana ended their campaign with a grand tally of 52 gold, 39 silver and 46 bronze to reinforce their status as the country's premier sporting state.
Ridhi Phor made her Khelo India debut in 2018 but failed to make it to the semifinals. In 2019, she lost to Amanpreet Kaur in the bronze medal play-off in 2019. In 2020, she won the bronze.
For the 15 hockey players, who come mostly from one of the most backward, Maoist-affected areas of Jharkhand, hardships and setbacks are part of the landscape.
On the penultimate day too, both collected five gold medals each to maintain the status quo of the last couple of days, with Maharashtra holding a solitary gold advantage.