July 20, 2024


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Khelo India Youth Games kicks-off in Haryana

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Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah on Saturday launched the Khelo India Youth Online games -2021 in Haryana’s Panchkula as the venue was lit up with lively vibrant lights through the inauguration ceremony.

The fourth edition of games will be held from June 4 till June 13 and the events will not only be held at Tau Devi Lal Athletics Stadium in Panchkula but also in Chandigarh, Ambala, Shahabad and Delhi as perfectly.

The ‘Khelo India Youth Video games-2021’, is becoming jointly structured by Haryana governing administration and Sporting activities Authority of India (SAI), Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sporting activities.

In excess of 4,700 athletes like 2,262 girls will struggle for gold and glory in 25 exciting sports activities which includes 5 classic sports conventional game titles like Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta, Malkhamb and Yogasana.

For the initial time in the Khelo India Video games, a state-huge torch relay was also organised by Haryana. The specifically intended canters toured all the districts and promoted sporting activities and encouraged small children to just take up sporting activities.

The flame was lit just after an entry into the stadium, from where by the torch relay was flagged off 25 days before. All through this, the athletes took an Olympic-design oath to regard and adhere to the rules of the sport and vowed to retain the spirit of fair perform.

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At the Tau Devi Lal athletics stadium, the state’s athletics expo has been set up, exactly where the players are carefully viewing the cradle to medal and achiever’s arena of Haryana.

In the achiever arena, from Kapil Dev to Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, other medalists including Olympian and Haryana Sporting activities Minister Sardar Sandeep Singh and Sakshi Malik, Saina Nehwal, Yogeshwar Dutt, Geeta Phogat, Deepa Malik and cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal and many others exactly where their good results story is getting highlighted.

Notably, in the online games, Indian ancient martial art ‘Gatka’ competitions is also the middle of attraction as boys’ and girls’ ‘Gatka’ teams from 16 states will clearly show their preventing abilities.

National Gatka Association of India, president Harjeet Singh Grewal, stated apart from 25 video games getting Olympic position, martial artwork ‘Gatka’ has also turn out to be a section of KIYG this time.

“It is a make a difference of satisfaction that for the to start with time, the Union Sports Ministry has recognized Gatka as a competitive activity in nationwide degree sports activities,” he said, introducing a complete 256 Gatka gamers participating in diverse situations would contend for 80 medals.

With the start of the games, Haryana ongoing to dominate on the second working day as Haryana boys and women defeat Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in straight sets in the hard levels of competition of volleyball.