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Khelo India Competitions inaugurated in New Delhi

Delhi, Jan 16: Sports Minister, Shri Vijay Goel inaugurated Khelo India National level Competitions on Monday. The competitions in Delhi had been organized by SAI under aegis of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in Swimming, Cycling and Wrestling.

The inaugural ceremony was held at Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex at Talkatora. Shri Vijay Goel also presented medals to the winners of the Swimming events in different categories. Secretary Sports Shri Injeti Srinivas, Ace swimmers Khazan Singh, Bhanu Sachdeva, Meenakshi Pahuja and hundreds of school children were present on the occasion to encourage the young participants.

Approximately 1000 participants from more than 25 states/Union territories are taking part in the National Competitions for which entry for spectators to watch the events is free at all venues.

Shri Vijay Goel said that Khelo India Competitions are being conducted not only to promote sports at grass-root level but also to help create sports infrastructure in the country. He said it will provide a platform to the budding talents to compete at national level. Talent identification would also be done in the process for grooming them to achieve excellence at international level.  He said a National portal for Sports Talent Search will be launched in this month itself by his Ministry.

While the Swimming and Cycling events were conducted on Sunday both for Boys and Girls under 14 and Under 17 Categories, Wrestling competitions (Free style) for Cadet Group 14 years to 16 years both for Boys and Girls would be held for two days on 20-21 January, 2017 at SAI Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi.

Click here for Results of National Competitions Under Khelo India for Cycling & Swimming held in New Delhi on 15.01.2017

Results of National Competitions Under Khelo India for Cycling & Swimming – Delhi Leg

New Delhi, Jan 15: Swimming and Cycling events under Khelo India National level Competitions were conducted on Sunday for both Boys and Girls under-14 and under-17 Categories. Khelo India Competitions are being conducted been organized by SAI under aegis of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports with an aim to not only promote sports at grass-root level but also to help create sports infrastructure in the country.

The results of the Cycling Competitions under Khelo India held at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex is as below:

S. No Event  Time Category Gold Silver Bronze
1 9.6 km 17 min 09 sec Girls U14 T Anjali Devi (Manipur) Khushi Walia (Delhi) Priyanki Dowrah (Assam)
2 14.6 km 26 min 38 sec Girls U17 Joyshree Gogoi (Assam) Danamma Chinchakhandi (Karnataka) Britikongana Gogoi (Assam)
3 12 km 20 min 10 sec Boys U14 Arsad (Delhi) Tulsian Nipun (Gujarat) Raghav Jha (Delhi)
4 21.6 km 32 min 56 sec Boys U17 Esow (Andaman & Nicobar) Y Rojit Singh (Manipur) Ishwar Kundu (Uttrakhand)

The results of the Swimming Competitions held under Khelo India at Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Swimming Pool Complex are as below:

S.No Name of the Event Category Gold Silver Bronze
1 50 M Freestyle Boys-U14 Veer Khatkar (Delhi) Tanmay Das (Delhi) S.Hiten Mittal (Karnataka)
2 50 M Freestyle Girls-U14 D.S. Srenethi  (Tamil Nadu) Vaishnavi Halrankar (Goa) Niyati Shah (Gujarat)
3 50 M Freestyle Boys-U17 Kushagra Rawat (Delhi) Anirudh.H.M (Karnataka) Jerry D Mello (Goa)
4 50 M Freestyle Girls-U17 Manna Patel (Gujarat) B. Preethi  (Tamil Nadu) Annie Jain (Delhi)
5 50 M Backstroke Boys-U14 Tanmay Das (Delhi) Shivash Singh (Karnataka) B.Benedicton Rohit  (Tamil Nadu)
6 50 M Backstroke Girls-U14 Shrungi Bandekar  (Goa) Kshitija K (Karnataka) Niyati Shah (Gujarat)
7 50 M Backstroke Boys-U17 Soumyajit Saha (West Bengal) S.Siva Santhosh  (Tamil Nadu) Rajinder Sing Anand (Gujarat)
8 50 M Backstroke Girls-U17 Manna Patel (Gujarat) Jhanati Rajesh (Karnataka) A.Kaavya Shri  (Tamil Nadu)
9 50 M Breaststroke Boys-U14 S.Hiten Mittal (Karnataka) Swadesh Mondal (West Bengal) B.Benedicton Rohit  (Tamil Nadu)
10 50 M Breaststroke Girls-U14 D.S. Srenethi  (Tamil Nadu) Saanya.D Shetty (Karnataka) Ripsha Jani (Gujarat)
11 50 M Breaststroke Boys-U17 Varun Patel (Delhi) Pruthvik D.S (Karnataka) Anirudh H.M (Karnataka)
12 50 M Breaststroke Girls-U17 B.Preethi  (Tamil Nadu) Annie Jain (Delhi) Shriya R Bhat (Karnataka)
13 50 M Butterfly Boys-U14 R.Ameer Krishnan (Tamil Nadu) S.Hiten Mittal (Karnataka) Tanmay Das (Delhi)
14 50 M Butterfly Girls-U14 Astha Choudhury (Delhi) Saanya D Shetty (Karnataka) Uttara Gogoi (Delhi)
15 50 M Butterfly Boys-U17 Anirudh H.M (Karnataka) Swapnil Chakraborty (West Bengal) V.S.Gokulnath (Tamil Nadu)
16 50 M Butterfly Girls-U17 Anubhuti Baruah (Delhi) Suman Patil (Goa) Dolphi Sarang (Gujarat)
17 4 X 50 M Free Style Mix Relay U14 Delhi Karnataka Tamil Nadu
18 4 X 50 M Free Style Mix Relay U17 Tamil Nadu Delhi Gujarat