Mascot, Logo, Jersey, Theme Song launched for Khelo India Youth Games-2022
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Recently, the logo, song, jersey and mascot of Khelo India Youth Games-2022 were launched by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur in Panchkula, Haryana.
The mascot of Khelo India Youth Games-2022 will be in the form of a cow, which has been named 'Dhakad'.
About Khelo India Youth Games 2022
The fourth Khelo India Youth Games will be organised from June 4 to 13 at Tau Devilal Stadium in Panchkula, while some of its matches will also be held in Chandigarh.
For the first time, five traditional sports have been included in the fourth Khelo India Youth Games. These games include Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta, Malkhamb and Yoga.
Among them, Gatka, Kalaripayattu and Thang-Ta are traditional martial arts, while Mallakhamb and Yoga are fitness related sports.
This time the biggest ever contingent of 8500 players from across the country will participate in this event.
This time Khelo India Youth Games is being jointly organised by Haryana Government and Sports Authority of India (SAI), Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
This competition was started in 2018 in New Delhi under the name Khelo India School Games.
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