Two national youth records set in athletics events at Khelo India Youth Games

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Two national youth records were set in athletics events at the Khelo India Youth Games in Madhya Pradesh on 5 February at the T T Nagar stadium in Bhopal. 

An overview of the news

  • Delhi's Sonam set a new record in 200m steeplechase with a timing of 6.45.71 minutes.

  • On the other hand, Siddharth Chaudhary of Rajasthan created a new record of 21.04 meters in shot put.

  • The previous national record in men's youth shot put was set by Dipender Dabas in 2017 when he threw at 20.99 meter.

  • Madhya Pradesh won the overall championship in athletics in the boys category and Maharashtra in the girls category.

  • Maharashtra topped the medal table with 79 medals including 26 gold.

  • Haryana is second with a total of 53 medals including 22 gold and host Madhya Pradesh is third with 21 gold medals.

  • Madhya Pradesh also has a total of 53 medals.

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