Student athletes from Odisha strike gold in 2 events

Bhubaneswar: College athletes from Odisha bagged gold medals in two occasions on the ongoing Khelo India College Video games 2020 right here on Thursday.

Weightlifter Manoj Sahu and archers Sraban Kumar, Suryamani and Ranjit Naik bagged the staff gold on the mega sporting extravaganza.

Manoj Sahu, a scholar of Behrampur College received the gold medal in in males’s 73 kg weight class. Manoj received the primary place with a complete raise of 267kg. Whereas Manish Kumar of Panjab College received silver medal and Lovepreet Singh of Punjab College clinched the bronze medal.

Equally, archers Sraban Kumar, Suryamani and Ranjit Naik of KIIT College, the host of the occasion, received the staff gold medal within the Recurve Males class of Archery.

Earlier, Archer Ranjit Naik had received silver medal in males’s particular person recurve occasion whereas Kumbheswar Mallik of KIIT College had a bronze medal within the 55kg weightlifting occasion on Wednesday.

Savitribai Phule Pune College with 13 golds and 24 medals in whole tops the medal charts adopted by Punjab College with 26 medals together with eight golds in second place whereas Karnataka’s Jain College is positioned within the third place with 16 medals together with eight gold medals.

(With Company Inputs)

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