A look at the Khelo India 2021 Youth Games in numbers

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The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2021 was successfully held from 4e June to 13e June 2022. While Haryana topped the medal tally with 52 golds, 39 silvers and 46 bronzes, Maharashtra could only add four golds on the final day to finish with 45 golds, 40 silver and 40 bronze and place second on the table.

Here we break down the 10-day event into numbers.

4700 Athletes

A total of 4700 athletes from across the country participated in the Khelo India Youth Games 2021.

2262 female athletes

Of the 4700 athletes who flocked to Panchkula, a whopping 2262 were women.

903 medals awarded

A total of 903 medals were awarded at the Khelo India Youth Games 2021.

361 bronze medals awarded

Of the 903 medals, 361 were bronze medals. Delhi topped the bronze medal tally with 49 third places.

273 silver medals awarded

A total of 273 silver medals were awarded at the Khelo India Youth Games, with Maharashtra winning the highest of 40.

269 ​​gold medals awarded

The gold medals awarded at the Khelo India Youth Games 2021 stood at 269.

137 medals won by Haryana

Haryana became the most successful team at Khelo India Youth Games 2021 with 137 medals to their name.

52 gold medals won by Haryana

Haryana dethroned Maharashtra as Khelo India Youth Games champions by winning a total of 52 gold medals. They were the only team to cross the 50 mark in number of gold medals.

36 teams

A total of 36 teams from all states and union territories of India participated in the Khelo India Youth Games 2021.

33 medal-winning teams

Of the 36 teams, a total of 33 teams came back with at least one bronze medal in their bag.

28 gold medal teams

28 of the 36 competing teams have won at least one gold medal at the Khelo India 2021 Youth Games.

25 Sports

A total of 25 different sports disciples were on display during the Khelo India Youth Games 2021.

12 national records

No less than 12 national records (all age groups combined) were recorded at the Khelo India Youth Games.

10 days

Khelo India Youth Games 2021 lasted 10 days.

5 aboriginal sports

5 indigenous sports were practiced for the first time in Khelo India Youth Games. These were Gatka, Yogasana, Kalaripayattu, Mallakhamb and Thang-Ta.

5 cities

Khelo India Youth Games 2021 was held in five different cities – Panchkula, Chandigarh, Ambala, Shahbad and Delhi.

2 teams with more than 100 medals

Two teams – Haryana and Maharashtra, won more than 100 medals at Khelo India Youth Games 2021. While the former won 137 medals, the latter had 125 in their bag.

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