J&K leads medal tally at National School Games
J&K is leading with 10 medals, including 6 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals
Displaying extraordinary skills, Jammu and Kashmir players continued their brilliance to help the Union Territory lead the medals tally on day three of the ongoing 65th National School Games Under-14 and Under-17 Boys and Girls in Sqay Martial Art.
The event is being organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports, J&K, under the banner of the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) at Gymnasium Hall, University of Jammu.
Jammu and Kashmir is so far leading with 10 medals, with 6 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. Odisha was at the second spot with 6 medals including 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze. Delhi and Maharashtra were at 3rd and 4th places respectively with 5 medals each, while Madhya Pradesh was at 5th position with 4 medals.
In the Under-14 boys 29 kg, Hardik Mehra of Delhi won gold, Sheikh Hanan of J&K bagged silver, while Rajinder Singh of Rajasthan and Hardik Gayinki of Maharashtra claimed bronze.
In the Under-14 boys 37 kg, Mohammad Hadi of J&K clinched gold, Vardhan Choudhary of Delhi bagged silver, while the bronze medals were shared by Shivam Tiwari of DAV and R Marimathu of Andaman & Nicobar.
In the Under-17 boys 40 kg, Shubham Raj Ali of Madhya Pradesh clinched gold, SK Isham of Odisha bagged silver, while Shemsher Singh of J&K and Omkar Sherkella of Maharashtra claimed bronze medals, while in Under-17 boys 48 kg, Hazim Altaf of J&K won gold, Harpreet Singh of Punjab bagged silver and the bronze went to Fazil Khan of Odisha and Vikas Kumar of Delhi.
In the Under-17 boys Open, Owais Mushtaq of J&K clinched gold, Lakshay Tushar of Delhi bagged silver, while the bronze medals were shared by Samtyant Singh of Madhya Pradesh and Yash Atara of Gujarat.
In the Under-14 girls 31 kg, the gold and silver medals went to Sonali Patil of Maharashtra and Sadhna Pandey of Madhya Pradesh respectively, while B Drishya of Andaman & Nicobar and Hadiqa Jan of J&K claimed bronze medals, while in Under-14 girls 39 kg, Samia Manzoor of J&K won gold, Rumakaita of Assam clinched silver, while the bronze was shared by Harjeet Kour of Punjab and Nafisha Begum of Odisha.
In the Under-17 girls 36 kg, Nafisha Begum of Odisha won gold, Rafiya Riyaz of J&K bagged silver, while Trisha Dawan of Punjab and Rutija Karad of Maharashtra claimed bronze.
In the Under-17 girls 40 kg, Mehvish Majeed of J&K clinched gold, Gouri Gokhale of Maharashtra won silver, while the bronze medals were claimed by Farhat Begum of Odisha and Bhumika Grover of Delhi.
In the Under-17 girls 56 kg, Amina Ahmed of J&K won silver, while the bronze medals went to Purnima Singh of Odisha and G Mamtha of Andaman & Nicobar.