Khelo India College Video games: Olympian Nataraj wins three gold medals, Jain College dominate in pool | Extra sports activities Information


BENGALURU: Olympian swimmer Srihari Nataraj on Thursday claimed 3 gold medals as hosts Jain College ruled the pool through successful as many as 14 yellow metals on the ongoing Khelo India College Video games (KIUG).
Nataraj, representing Jain College, gained the 100m freestyle, 50m backstroke and 4x200m freestyle relay, atmosphere new KIUG data in all of the occasions.
Nataraj gained the 100m freestyle in 50.98 seconds, improving the 53.01s set through Rudransh Mishra within the 2020 version. The silver and bronze had been bagged through Heer Shah (College of Mumbai) 52.78s and Adhithya Dinesh (Anna College) 52.79s respectively.

Within the 50m backstroke, Nataraj clocked 26.10s. The silver and bronze went to Siva Sridhar (Jain College) 27.10s and Siddhant Sejwal (Panjab College) 27.69s.
Nataraj then teamed up with Sanjay Jayakrishnan, Siva Sridhar and Raj Relekar to clinch the 4x200m freestyle relay for Jain College with a brand new report timing of 8:06.87s. Savitribai Phule Pune College gained the silver clocking 8:22.17s whilst College of Mumbai bagged the bronze with a timing of 8:28.57s.
The 100m backstroke match was once gained through Danush Suresh of Anna College (1:03.36s) whilst the silver and bronze went to Jay Ekbote of College of Mumbai (1:06.33s) and Kritayush Singh of Adamas College (1:07.16s).
Jain College’s Siva Sridhar was once the undoubted megastar within the pool, having gained seven gold and two silver medals.
In archery, there was once a deluge of upsets at the opening day. First to fall was once Muskan Kirar of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya within the compound girls’s singles. Kirar had crowned the qualification spherical, however didn’t get going, falling to the remaining position qualifier Sneh Rani of Guru Nanak Dev College 135-139. Rani was once knocked out within the very subsequent spherical through Punjabi College’s Sujata.
Closing 12 months’s silver medallist Raginee Markoo improved continuously best to fall within the semi-finals herself. Kirar’s teammate, Markoo misplaced to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati College’s Madhura Dhamangaonkar 140-146.
The upsets rolled on within the males’s compound match too as Punjabi College’s most sensible seed Kulwinder Singh misplaced to Shivaji College’s Kunal Shinde 141-143 within the first spherical.
A complete of 25 boxing medals (12 girls, 13 males) had been made up our minds on Thursday.
Within the girls’s pageant 26 other universities gained a medal, with 11 other universities successful gold within the 12 weight classes.
5 of the 11 are from Haryana. The lads’s match was once no other with 11 universities dividing up the 13 classes (Beautiful Skilled College gained 3 gold).
There might be 10 medals up for grabs on day six on the KIUG, six in judo and 4 in taking pictures.



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