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MP wins a silver medal in swimming

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MP wins a silver medal in swimming

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh won a silver medal in swimming under the Khelo India Youth Games in the matches played on Monday.

This medal was won by Krishna Ghadak of Madhya Pradesh in the 800 metres freestyle event of U-17. Krishna won a silver medal with a time 8.47: 23 m/s.

In the semi final matches played today in Boxing and Badminton, Madhya Pradesh players won their respective matches and made it to the finals.

In the semi-final match played in the under-17 boys category of boxing, Himanshu Srivas, player of Madhya Pradesh State Boxing Academy, performed in the 57 kg category, defeated the Haryana player 3-2 and made it to the finals. The final match will be played between Madhya Pradesh and Assam on Tuesday.

In the pre-quarter final of boxing played earlier, Himanshu Srivas defeated the Uttarakhand player by 5–0 points and  Uttar Pradesh player by 4–1 points in the quarter-finals.

Similarly, Madhya Pradesh player Amit Rathore defeated Haryana player by 21-11 21-23, 21-16 points in the semi-final match played under-21 in Badminton on Monday.

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