Khelo India University Games- Highlights

From 24th April 2022 to 3rd May 2022, the Khelo India University Games 2021 was successfully conducted at Jain University, Bengaluru. This is the second edition of these games.

How many games were held in this competition?

In this competition, a total of 20 games were played.  3900 students from across 210 Universities in the country have participated in this edition of the Khelo India University Games.

What indigenous sporting competitions were held in this edition?

Mallakhamba and Yogasana were introduced for the first time in this edition of the games.

How many medals were awarded?

A total of 852 medals were awarded which have been categorized into

  • Gold medals- 259
  • Silver medals- 258
  • Bronze medals- 335

Which were the top three universities in this competition?

The top three universities in this competition were:

  1. JAIN University- They won 20 gold, 7 silver, and 5 bronze medals.
  2. Lovely Professional University- They won 17 gold, 15 silver, and 19 bronze medals.
  3. Punjab University- They won 15 gold, 9 silver, and 24 bronze medals.

Who were the most successful athletes in this competition?

Jain University’s swimmer Siva Sridhar was the most successful male athlete at KIUG 2021 having won 9 medals (7 golds, 2 silvers). Jain University’s female swimmer Shrungi Bandekar won 5 medals (4 golds, 1 silver) and was the most successful female athlete in this competition.

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