Tuesday, May 17Sports News Portal

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Khelo India University Games: Swimmers keep Jain University on top of medals table

Khelo India University Games: Swimmers keep Jain University on top of medals table

Khelo India, Trending
The biggest upset of the day came in boxing with Muskan defeating the world youth champion Vinka in the women’s 57-60kg semi-finals. Hosts Jain University, once again, rode on impressive performances by its swimmers to maintain its lead at the top of the Khelo India University Games 2021 medals table on Tuesday. Jain University picked up four of the 10 gold medals on offer on Tuesday. Overall, eight new records were created on the day in Bengaluru. The highlight of day 4, however, came in boxing when Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Shekhawati University's Muskan beat youth world champion Vinka in the 57-60kg category semi-finals. Muskan won by split decision despite a late flurry by Vinka. On the penultimate day of weightlifting, Savitribai Phule University asserted its dominance, w...
Danish Open 2022 swimming: Vedaant Madhavan wins gold in 800m freestyle

Danish Open 2022 swimming: Vedaant Madhavan wins gold in 800m freestyle

Swimming, Trending
This is the second medal for the 16-year-old swimmer at the ongoing event. He had won silver in the men's 1500m freestyle event on Friday. Upcoming Indian swimmer Vedaant Madhavan, son of Indian film star R Madhavan, won the gold medal in the men’s 800m freestyle event at the ongoing Danish Open 2022 swimming competition in Copenhagen on Sunday. Vedaant Madhavan clocked a personal best of 8:17.28 - 11.48 seconds better than his previous best and 0.10 seconds faster than silver medallist Alexander L Bjorn. The Indian national swimming record in the 800m freestyle is 8:00.76. This is the second medal for the 16-year-old Vedaant Madhavan at the ongoing event and his third personal best in as many races. Earlier on Friday, Vedaant Madhavan had won silver in the men's 1500m freestyl...