Games start at Guru Nanak Dev Ji Provincial Olympic Games

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Games start at Guru Nanak Dev Ji Provincial Olympic Games

Friday, 07 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The games like Kho Kho, Basketball Ball, Hockey and Table Tennis began on Thursday at State-Level Guru Nanak Dev Ji Provincial Olympic Games Competition. The matches will be played till February 7.

Athletics, Kho Kho and basketball matches are held at the TT Nagar Stadium. Table tennis competition is being played at Ankur Sports Complex located near number 6 stop. Hockey contests are being played at the Major Dhyanchand Hockey Sports Complex located near Aishbagh Stadium and Mayur Park besides Sai (Sports Authority of India).

More than 11 hundred boys and girls players of ten divisions are performing.

On the first day in athletics, the players of Bhopal division won four medals including two gold, one silver and one bronze. Medal was awarded to the medal winning players by Joint Director BS Yadav.

Today, results of competitions in the girls' 100 metre race played in Athletics today, Indu Prasad of Bhopal got the first place, Shreya Gupta of Shahdol got second and Arbina of Sagar finished third. In the girls' category itself, Manju Yadav of Bhopal won the gold medal, Manisha of Gwalior won the silver and Preeti Rajak of Rewa earned bronze in the 3000 metre race. In the girls' Javelin throw event, Maya Meshram of Jabalpur, Nidhi Vidhuva of Sagar and Reenu of Shahdol stood at the third position.

In the 200 metre race for the boys category, Emanuel Pal of Gwalior stood first, Utkarsh Maheshwari of Bhopal and Ankit third of Ujjain. In the long jump event of the boys category, Krishna Sharma I of Chambal division, Lalit Rai of Hoshangabad and Piyush Baghel of Bhopal finished third.

Similarly, Mohan Kushwaha of Sagar got the first place in Pankaj Saket of Rewa and Ankit Singh of Jabalpur got third place in the race of 15 meteres in the boys category.

Shahdol Division defeated Rewa Division 1-0 in the women's hockey matches played at Major Dhyanchand Hockey Complex near Mayur Park. In the match played between Gwalior and Ujjain, Gwalior defeated Ujjain by 12-0 to register a one-sided victory. Similarly, Jabalpur defeated Rewa by 16-0 and Gwalior division defeated Shahdol division 26-0 to win the unilateral matches.

In the hockey matches played in the boys' category at Sports Authority of India, Bhopal defeated Indore by 7-0, Narmadapuram defeated Sagar by 4-1, Bhopal division defeated Chambal by 8-1, Indore defeated Sagar division by 6-4.

Similarly Ujjain defeated Shahdol 1-0, Jabalpur defeated Rewa by 11-1, Ujjain defeated Gwalior by 3-1, Shahdol defeated Rewa by 11-1 and Gwalior defeated Jabalpur by 4-2.  

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