Yuga Birnale led Maharashtra's
charge with three medals Sunday, including two golds, as the
hosts maintained their domination in the pool over Karnataka
and Delhi at the Khelo India Youth Games here.
Of the 12 gold medals at stake, Maharashtra picked up
four while Delhi and Karnataka took three each and
Chhattisgarh and Gujarat claimed one each, a media release
Yuga gave the hosts their first gold of the day in the
women's U-21 200m medley clocking a time of 2:32.75.
She also clinched a bronze in the 200m backstroke and
also collected her third medal in the 4x100 m medley as part
of Maharashtra quartet.
Swadesh Mondal earned Delhi their first gold of the
day in a well-contested 200m individual medley for boys
Anurag Singh and Kushagra Rawat won a gold each for
Delhi late in the day in 800m freestyle in boys u-17 and U-21
sections, respectively. PTI NRB