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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