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Khelo India: Haryana sweep girls section in wrestling

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

underlined their supremacy in the ring on the second day of Khelo Youth Games Thursday, winning all seven gold medals in the girls under-17 weight category even without their star internationals Anshu and

Along with seven gold medals, took home one silver and five bronze medals and their attributed the success in the sport to support from the government and presence of infrastructure in the state.

"The support from our government, the infrastructure and the exposure they get has created confidence in our girls. They are fearless and despite trailing, they fight till the end with a killer instinct.

"I feel that makes the difference," was quoted as saying in a

Hosts had to be content with two silver and five bronze medals in the girls' segment.

In the boys' under-21 Greco Roman category, Haryana won two gold and as many silver medals, taking their days tally to nine gold medals, while earned silver medals from Gokul Yadav (77kg) and (72kg).

A bronze came from Digvijay Bhondve in 97kg, the release noted.

Results: Boys U21: Greco Roman: (72kg) Chhagan Meena (RAJ), (MAH), Parveen (HAR) 77kg: Amit (HAR), Gokul Yadav (MAH), (HAR); 87kg: Sushant (HAR), Neeraj (CHD), Sunny (PUB) 97kg: Viresh Kundu (UP), Sahil (CHD), Digvijay Bhondve (MAH) Girls U17 46kg Final: Hanny Kumari (HAR) bt (MAH) 4-3: Bronze: Sweety (HAR), Ishika (HAR) 49kg Final: Antim (HAR) bt Savita Malik (HAR) 14-0; Bronze: Smita Patil (MAH), (MP) 53kg Final: Nishu (HAR) bt Arati (DEL) 5-0; Bronze: Deepti (HAR), Disha Karande (Mah) 57kg: Final: Manju (HAR) bt Bhagyashree Fand (MAH) 14-4; Bronze: Neha (DEL), Laxmi (HAR) 61kg Final: (HAR) bt Pooja Gurjar (RAJ) 11-0; Bronze: Sukhpreet Kaur (PUB), Srushti Bhosale (MAH) 65kg: Final: Reetika (HAR) bt Khushi (DEL) 9-1; Bronze: Sanjana Bagadi (MAH), Supriya Mishra (MAH) 69kg Final: Priya (HAR) bt Anu (PUB) by fall; Bronze: (MP), Ravita Kumari (HAR).

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 21:55 IST