TNPSC Thervupettagam

Khelo India youth games 2024

February 2 , 2024 131 days 937 0
  • The sixth edition of the flagship event under the Indian government’s Khelo India initiative, concluded recently.
  • Tamil Nadu hosted the KIYG 2024 in four cities - Chennai, Madurai, Trichy and Coimbatore.
  • Maharashtra defended their Khelo India Youth Games title after topping the medals tally with 57 gold medals, 48 silver and 53 bronze.
  • It was their fourth KIYG title.
  • Host state Tamil Nadu finished second with 38 gold, 21 silver and 39 bronze for their best-ever finish.
  • Haryana, who have won two KIYG titles, came third with 35 gold, 22 silver and 46 bronze medals.
  • A total of 926 medals - 278 gold, 278 silver and 370 bronze - were on offer across 26 sports at KIYG 2024 Tamil Nadu.
  • Squash made its KIYG debut this year while Silambam, a form of indigenous martial arts, featured as a demonstration sport.
  • Swimmer Vritti Agarwal of Telangana won five individual gold medals by claiming the top spots.

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