KIUG: Savitribai Phule Pune University leading the medal tally

In the ongoing Khelo India University Games in Odisha, Uttkarsh Dixit from Punjabi University, Patiala won the men’s recurve archery gold medal.

In the women’s recurve archery, the gold medal has gone to Priyanka Thakran from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak. 

In the men’s 55kg class weightlifting, Shivaji University’s Sanket Mahadev Sagar lifted 243kg in Clean and Jerk creating a National record. 

In the swimming, Sadhvi Dhuri from Savitribai Phule Pune University bagged five gold medals from 200m Individual Medley, 100m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly and 50m and 200m Free crowns.

Savitribai Phule Pune University was on top with 10 gold medals, while Punjab University was on second spot with 8 golds on the sixth day yesterday.

Pune University has bagged total 20 medals including ten gold, four silver and six bronze medals.

Punjab University has won total 24 medals including eight gold, ten silver and 6 bronze medals.

Jain University, Karnataka is at third position with a total of 16 medals including eight gold, six silver and two bronze medals. As many as 24 Universities from across the country have won at least one gold medal, while 39 have claimed at least one medal till yesterday. 

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