Sportspersons of Odisha continue to shine at Khelo India Youth Games 2022
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha contingent at the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games 2022 being held at Indore, Madhya Pradesh are going strong with their performance in various sporting events. While our Girls and Boys Kho Kho teams clinched gold and bronze medals, respectively, the sportsperson in Kayaking and Canoeing brought numerous medals.
The Girls Kho Kho team dominated the gold medal match from start to finish and produced a scintillating win by 32-26 against Maharashtra. On the other hand, the Boys Kho Kho team defeated West Bengal by 14-12 in the bronze medal match.
Odisha is also did well in Kayaking and Canoeing. They won 11 medals in Kayaking and Canoeing.
Odisha Athlete Sabita Toppo clinched Gold medal in the Long Jump event. While Jayaram Dondapati won Gold for Odisha in 100m sprint with a new Khelo India Youth Game Record of 10:53 sec.