5th Khelo India Youth Games begins in Madhya Pradesh
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The fifth edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2022 began on January 30 in Madhya Pradesh.
An overview of the news
Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated this sports event at TT Nagar Stadium in Bhopal.
Union Minister of State for Sports Nisith Pramanik and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
Singer Shaan performed at the opening ceremony. Shaan sang the theme song of Khelo India Youth Games. Singer Neeti Mohan performed on Narmada Ashtak.
A group of 100 folk artistes along with drummer Shivamani performed on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.
Khelo India Youth Games
The Games will be hosted in Madhya Pradesh from 31 January 2023 to 11 February 2023.
For the first time water sports namely Kayaking Canoeing, Canoe Salaam and Fencing will be part of this edition of Khelo India Games.
It will be organised in eight different cities of the state.
The eight host cities designated are Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Maheshwar, Mandla and Balaghat.
More than 8 thousand 500 athletes and sportspersons are expected to participate in this sporting event.
The 4th Khelo India Youth Games was held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Panchkula (Haryana) from 4 to 13 June, 2022 while some matches were also played in Chandigarh.
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