36th National Games: Services continue its dominance by taking tally medals to 113
Gujarat’s Pragnya Mohan claimed the National Games Women’s Individual Triathlon gold at Gandhinagar
36th National Games in Gujarat, Services continued its dominance by taking the tally medals to 113, including 51 gold, with top podium finishes in Wushu, Triathlon and Canoeing and Kayaking yesterday.
Services has also won 33 silver and 29 bronze medals.
Haryana is on second place with 31 gold while Maharashtra is on third with 30 gold.
Adarsh Muralidharan Sinimol bagged the Men's Triathlon gold to continue Services' medal hunt.
Services were helped as their athletes claimed the four gold medals on offer in the Canoe and Kayak sprints in Ahmedabad.
Gujarat's Pragnya Mohan claimed the National Games Women's Individual Triathlon gold at Gandhinagar.
Puducherry became the 28th team to win at least one gold in the 36th National Games when V Sasikala and A Kanimozhi beat the home side's Manisha Zala and Nippa Barad in the Women's Beach Volleyball final in Surat.
Karandeep Kochhar of Chandigarh won the Men's Individual Golf gold with a superb score of 21-under for the four rounds.
In women's individual golf, Avni Prashanth of Karnataka won the gold medal with a score of 288 and also played a key role in helping her team beat Haryana to gold.
Defending champions Punjab set a repeat clash with Haryana in the Women's Hockey final, the two powerhouses scoring contrasting victories at the Maj.
Dhyan Chand Stadium in Rajkot. Punjab got the better of a fighting Madhya Pradesh 2-1 while Haryana defeated Jharkhand 5-2 in the semifinals.