State Wrestling Academy players give sterling show

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State Wrestling Academy players give sterling show

Saturday, 18 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Under the Khelo India Youth Games, the players of State Wrestling Academy gave Madhya Pradesh one gold, one silver and two bronze medals in excellent performance. It is to be noted that the players of State continues to bring laurels to the State.

Besides, the players of the State have so far given 31 medals, including 11 gold, 9 silver and 11 bronze to Madhya Pradesh at the Khelo India Youth Games.

In the matches played on Friday in the wrestling under the Khelo India Youth Games, wrestling academy player Priyanshi Prajapat won the gold, Varsha Pandey silver and Chhaya Patel and Priyanka Yadav got one bronze each.

Wrestling Academy player Priyanshi Prajapat in under-17 girls 49 kg weight category won the gold medal for Madhya Pradesh. Similarly, in the 53 kg category, Varsha Pandey won the silver and Chhaya Patel in the 46 kg category and Priyanka Yadav won one bronze medal each in the 61 kg category to Madhya Pradesh.

Director Sports and Youth Welfare SL Thoussen reached Guwahati at the Khelo India Youth Games. SL Thoussen encouraged the players of Madhya Pradesh by encouraging them to excel.

He also obtained necessary information from officials and sports coaches regarding the arrangements made for the players.

Director of sports Thoussen reached the boxing ring and watched the boxing matches and increased the enthusiasm of the players. He also watched wrestling matches of sportspersons of the academy and encouraged the players.

In the Khelo India Youth Games on Friday, boxing academy player Divya Pawar from Madhya Pradesh defeated Himachal's player and entered the next round.

Similarly, in the Basketball Under-21 Girls category, Madhya Pradesh defeated Uttar Pradesh 77-56 in the first league match and entered the next round.

In the league match of tennis under-17 boys category, Deep Munim of Madhya Pradesh defeated the player of Andhra Pradesh by 6-1 and entered the next round.

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