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Khelo India Games : Punjab players bag 8 medals

Chandigarh, Jan 11 (UNI) The players from Punjab have continued their splendid show at the ‘Khelo India Games’ currently underway at Pune (Maharashtra) with a total haul of 8 medals, including three gold medals.
Stating the details on Friday, Sports Director and the Chef De Mission of Punjab contingent Amrit Kaur Gill said that Jasmine Kaur has bagged gold medal in the U-17 age group of Shot Put event with a throw of 14.19 metres while in Judo Paramjeet (81 Kg) and Jagtar Singh (+81 Kg) won gold medals in U-17 category.
In the 5000 metres event in U-21 category, Suman Rani won silver. In Javelin Throw event of U-21 category, Arshdeep Singh bagged bronze with a throw of 67.25 metres while in Shooting (Air Rifle) U-21 event, Arjun Babuta bagged bronze. In Triple Jump event, Khushbeen Waraich with 12.55 metre distance won bronze. In 60 Kg category (U-17) Wrestling Freestyle event, Sahil won bronze, she added.
Sports Additional Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar, who is present at Pune, has congratulated the medal winners and boosted the morale of those players who have their events lined up.
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Three-way lead after penultimate round of DD-DBCA All Bengal Open Rating Chess Tournament

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