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Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Coached by the legendary midfielder Oinam Bembem Devi and led by ace India forward Ngangom Bala Devi, Manipur established an early stranglehold over the proceedings
Chief Coach Graham Reid recognises the different approaches by the players at the domestic and international levels.
After the National Games, Ankit will be returning to the national camp to prepare for the upcoming Senior National Boxing Championships in December. He also has one eye on the Asian Games and the World Championships, which will also serve as a qualifying event for the Paris Olympics in 2024.
Maharashtra looked a better side not only on paper but also on the field. But Uttar Pradesh impressed when it mattered most to keep the match alive till the end.
Mohit Sherawat came into the National Games as the pre-event favourite, having won the Senior Nationals title in Lucknow earlier this year. But he dislocated his shoulder midway through the quarterfinal against Sarabjit Singh of Punjab.
On a day when most bouts either ended in knockouts, it was Sanjeet, who lived up to his billing against Uttarakhand's 20-year-old Harish Singh, earning another RSC win to enter the quarterfinals.
In the fight for a place in the Men's summit clash to be played on Monday, Maharashtra will take on Uttar Pradesh while Haryana face off against Karnataka.
Updated : 3 months, 4 weeks ago IST
As hosts, the state had already created history by organising the National Games in less than 100 days. Gujarat upgraded and spruced up all the venues in six cities and left no stone unturned to give over 7,000 athletes a memorable experience. But with their athletes grabbing the opportunity
Simranjit Kaur managed to breach through her opponent's defence on multiple occasions, before forcing the referee to give a standing count of eight to Rinki in the final round, en route to her unanimous 5-0 victory. Shiva warmed up in style by recording a 5-0 unanimous verdict win over home
Medhali Redkar banked on her belief of not rejecting any new idea without trying it out first and took the plunge.The 24-year-old, who had won multiple national-level medals in gymnastics, has been successfully balancing her academics and sports over the years.
Sai Praneeth after consistently beating some of the big names in the game since 2017, he topped it off by winning the Singapore Super Series crown in 2017 and a World Championship bronze medal in 2019.
Atanu Das, who had lost to Japan's Takaharu Furukawa of Japan in Tokyo, hasn't been able to make it to the Indian squad since then and was also dropped from the Target Olympic Podium scheme. The West Bengal archer's tribulations came to an end as he won the Men's Individual Recurve gold.