36th National Games: Services lead medals tally with 96 medals followed by Haryana with 72 medals
Pre-tournament favourites N Sikki Reddy and Gayatri Gopichand won the women’s doubles title for Telangana
The 36th National Games, Services continue to dominate with 96 medals including 41 gold, 29 silver, and 26 bronze, followed by Haryana with 72 medals including 29 gold, 23 silver, and 20 bronze. Maharashtra is now in third place with 24 gold, 24 silver, and 45 bronze.
In Boxing, Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain, Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Jaismine Lamboria and Mohammed Hussamuddin registered convincing victories to advance to the next round of their respective weight categories at the Mahatma Mandir yesterday, October 6.
In Badminton, B Sai Praneeth won the men's singles and Aakarshi Kashyap the women's singles badminton events. Ashwini Ponnappa and K Sai Prateek of Karnataka won the mixed doubles badminton event.
Pre-tournament favourites N Sikki Reddy and Gayatri Gopichand won the women's doubles title for Telangana.
Telangana also won gold in the women's basketball team defeating Tamil Nadu 67-62 in Bhavnagar. In the men's basketball team, Tamil Nadu beat Punjab 97-89.
Olympian Atanu Das of West Bengal won the men's individual recurve gold, beating Gurcharan Besra of Services in the gold medal match.
Haryana bagged the rest of the gold medals in recurve archery - men's team, women's team, women's Individual, and mixed doubles.