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Khelo: Maharashtra grab lion's share of medals in gymnastics

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

and Thursday bagged the lion's share of medals in in 2019 here.

bagged five of the 14 gold medals on offer, while clinched four.

UP dominated the mens section with four gold, while (3) and Jammu & (2) shared five gold in the womens events, a issued here said.

In terms of medals, had a whopping haul of 17, comprising five gold, five silver and seven bronze.

UP had eight medals in its kitty - four gold, one silver and three bronze.

Protishtha Samanta and Bavleen Kaur were big starts in the arena.

Protishtha bagged three individual gold and took her personal tally to four she won a gold two days ago.

Bavleen emerged as another major star among women, as she won two gold to take her haul to three at these Games, the release said.

Among men, Mohammed Rafey, who had one gold earlier, added two more Thursday to take his to three.

Led by one gold, two silver and a bronze, Maharashtra were also boosted by who landed a total of three medals (one gold, two bronze) out of four events in rhythmic

Bavleen bagged two gold and two silver which made her a podium finisher in every event of the section, while Protishtha dominated with her golden haul.

dominated the mens with a total of eight medals.

With an astounding 21 medals, the Maharashtra under-17 gymnastics team, buoyed by the home crowd, finished its campaign on a high.

While the first day was dominated by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra managed to corner a total of 17 medals on the last day, the release added.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 21:45 IST
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