Tuesday, April 26, 2022

KIUG 2022: Nataraj wins gold, Jain university obtains top of the medal table


KIUG 2022: Nataraj wins gold in 50m freestyle, Jain University soar to top of the medal table

 BENGALURU: Tokyo Olympian swimmer Srihari Nataraj secured a gold award in the 50m free-form, timing 23.23 seconds, on day two of the Khelo India University Games on Monday.


The 21-year-old Nataraj broke Mihir Ambre's meet record timing of 23.78 seconds from the past version as he delivered his quickest time in a singular race in the occasion.


New #KIUG Record🚨Srihari secures Gold 🥇and makes another record by winning 50m Freestyle swimming in 23.23… https://t.co/pIUF0E1Ivo


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Nataraj's success added sparkle to a prevailing presentation from has Jain University, which took off to the highest point of the decoration table with the assistance of four golds in swimming.


The swimming occasions additionally saw five new KIUG records.


Toward the finish of the subsequent day, 17 colleges had previously won a gold and upwards of 41 had denoted their presence on the decoration table.


With 10 awards available to anyone in swimming, the first went to Savitribai Phule Pune University's Shubham Dhaygude in the men's 400m free-form.


Before long, it was the ideal opportunity for Jain University to sparkle as Siva Sridhar won gold as well as in the process set another KIUG record season of 2:05.43 in the 200m Individual Medley.


Sridhar rehashed the success record twofold in the 100m backstroke later in the day.


In the day's last occasion in the pool, Shivaji University's Rujuta Khade broke one more KIUG record in the ladies' 50m free-form, with a period of 27.38.


She broke Sadhvi Dhuri's imprint from Bhubaneshwar by almost six-tenths of a second as Shivaji University sat in runner up on the decoration table with three gold, one silver and one bronze.


Punjabi University, the general champs at the 2020 version, won their most memorable gold at this release, through Ishneet Aulakh in the ladies' 25m individual gun.


Aulakh and her group were taken down to silver in the group occasion by their state rivals Panjab University.


Following Komal Kohar's success on Sunday, Maharshi Dayanand University logged one more gold in ladies' weightlifting — Sneha winning the 59kg class.


Juturi Koteswara Rao enlisted Krishna University's absolute first gold at the Games in quite a while's 73kg class. Rao had won silver in the ladies' 67kg at the last release.


Prior in the day, Bharathiar University scored a monstrous surprise in the ladies' volleyball elimination rounds, bringing down SRM University 3-0.


Bharathiar will confront state rivals SRM University in the last on Tuesday.


There will be 22 awards available to all on day 3 with swimming, weightlifting and volleyball occasions arranged.

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