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Khelo: All-round display takes Maha to top in medals tally

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Hosts moved into lead in the medal tally as they amassed 11 gold medals Thursday and held a two-gold advantage over as the battle intensified at the Khelo Youth Games here.

were a close second with 13 gold medals, while are placed third with 12 gold medals, a said.

has so far won 57 medals -- 15 gold, 19 silver and 23 bronze medals.

Delhi's medal tally includes 13 gold, 10 silver and 13 bronze medals, while 40-medal haul comprises 12 gold, 10 silver and 18 bronze medals.

Maharashtra's haul Thursday was mainly from (five) and (three) while their athletes won two and weightlifters took one gold.

had a massive haul of nine gold from wrestling, of which women won seven, and their only other gold came in

and hogged the lion's share of medals in Thursday.

The home state bagged five of the 14 gold on offer, while took four.

UP dominated the men's section with four gold, while (3) and Jammu & (2) shared five gold in the women's events.

In wrestling, Haryana won all seven gold medals in the girls'under-17 weight category even without their star internationals Anshu and

Along with seven gold, Haryana took home one silver and five bronze medals.

Meanwhile, in weightlifting, the victory podium was dominated by who clinched two gold, one silver and a bronze in the men's 61kg (youth and junior combined) and a gold and silver each in the men's 67kg (youth and junior).

In the men's 67kg category all eyes were on Youth gold medallist who duly took gold in the U-17 event and silver in the U-21s.

In athletics, Punjab's Kunwer Ajai shone with a 75.40 m throw that earned him the Under-17 throw gold.

judokas proved unstoppable, winning three of the six gold at stake, the release stated.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 23:05 IST
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