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Khelo India University Games 2021: Ann Mariya topples National record

Five games records and one national record were broken on Day five at the Khelo India University Games 2021 here on Wednesday Day five at the Khelo India University

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 April 2022 4:21 AM GMT

BENGALURU: Five games records and one national record were broken on Day five at the Khelo India University Games 2021 here on Wednesday.

Day five at the Khelo India University Games 2021 (KIUG) offered 17 medals across five sports as Jain University tightened their grip on top spot in the medal table (G10, S4, B1) with 10 gold, four silver and one bronze medals.

By the end of the day, 63 universities had made their presence felt on the medal table, and 29 had already logged a gold. The day also saw an end to the weightlifting, basketball and badminton competitions.

The most eye catching of the day's performances came from the weightlifting arena, where a new national record was set in the +87kg women category. Mangalore University's MT Ann Mariya decimated the competition to win gold. The 24-year-old lifted 129kg to break Manpreet Kaur's clean and jerk record (128kg) set at the National Championships earlier this year. Agencies

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