Shivangi, Swadesh excel at the Khelo India Youth Games 2020
Swimmers from GAF, SAI Glenmerk TIDM Programme and GAFRAY Bangalore win 69 individual medals at Khelo India Youth Games 2020.
Shivangi Sarma and Swadesh Mondal were unvanquished in individual events as they won 5 gold medals each in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020. Shivangi racing in her hometown showcased her brilliance in both the sprint and distance events and she won gold in the 50,100,200,400 and 800 m Freestyle events in the Under 21 Women’s category. Swadesh repeated his feat from the 2018 Junior Nationals by winning his medals in the 50,100 and 200m Breaststroke and in the 200 m and 400 m Individual medley showcasing his overall swimming excellence in the Under 17 Boys category. Swadesh also eclipsed the current National record in Group I boys in the 200 IM clocking 02.09.83.
The swimmers training at GAF Mumbai won a total of medals comprising of 2 Gold medals, 7 Silver medals and 7 bronze medals in individual events. Swimmers training at SAI Glenmark TIDM Programme Delhi won 22 Gold, 9 Silver and 15 Bronze medals while the new GAFRAY Bengaluru saw swimmers earning 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze medal.
Soubrity Mondal from Bengal won 4 Gold Medals in the Under 21 Women’s category as she claimed gold medals in the 50, 100 and 200 m backstroke events and adding the 200 IM to her kitty as well. Tanmoy Das and Vedant Bapna resumed their rivalry in the U 17 backstroke events with Tanmoy emerging victorious in the 50 m and 100 m backstroke while Vedant reigned supreme in the 200 m backstroke.
Hiten Mittal repeated his performance from the Glenmark Junior National Aquatic Championships by winning the 50 m freestyle event in the U17 Boys category. Hiten Mittal broke the 24 second barrier in this event showcasing his improvement.
Astha Choudhury narrowly missed the National record in Group I girls 100 m butterfly by 0.02 seconds as she clocked 01.04.68 to win the gold.
Other individual medal winners included Kiara Bangera, Sushrut Kapse, Aaron Fernandes, Vedaant Madhavan, Reyan Gada, Maana Patel and Ariaa Sheth from GAF Mumbai.
The SAI Glenmark TIDM programme saw Bhargav Phukan, Bikram Changmai, Aryan Varnekar, Jahnvi Choudhury, Astha Choudhary, Veer Khatkar, Aliyah Singh, Disha Bhandari, Vanshika Sharma, Jasmine Gurung, Firdoush Khayamkhani and Aditya Dubey win laurels in individual events.
Dhyan Balakrishna, Army Pal, Saif Chandan K S, Ashmita Chandra and Sunaina Manjunath won individual medals from GAFRAY Bengaluru.
List of Individual Medal Winners
|1||Vedant Bapna||GAF Mumbai||U17||Silver||100 BK||00.59.56|
|GAF Mumbai||U17||Silver||50 Bk||00.27.66|
|GAF Mumbai||U17||Gold||200 BK||02.10.85|
|2||Vedant Madhavan||GAF Mumbai||U17||Bronze||1500 FS||17.00.79|
|3||Sushrut Kapse||GAF Mumbai||U21||Silver||1500 FS||17.00.71|
|GAF Mumbai||U21||Silver||800 FS||08.52.74|
|GAF Mumbai||U21||Bronze||400 FS||04.19.69|
|4||Kiara Bangera||GAF Mumbai||U17||Silver||200 FS||02.12.16|
|GAF Mumbai||U17||Bronze||400 FS||04.38.95|
|GAF Mumbai||U17||Bronze||800 FS||09:36.02|
|5||Maana Patel||GAF Mumbai||U21||Bronze||100 BK||01.12.38|
|6||Aaron Fernandes||GAF Mumbai||U21||Gold||200 FS||01:56.51|
|GAF Mumbai||U21||Silver||100 FS||00.53.02|
|GAF Mumbai||U21||Silver||400 FS||04.09.01|
|7||Tanmay Das||SGTIDM||U17||Gold||100 BK||00.59.08|
|8||Swadesh Mondal||SGTIDM||U17||Gold||100 BR||01.06.33|
|9||Bhargav Phukan||SGTIDM||U17||Bronze||100 BR||01.08.90|
|10||Bikram Changmai||SGTIDM||U17||Gold||100 FLY||00.56.64|
|11||Aryan Varnekar||SGTIDM||U17||Bronze||100 FLY||00.58.73|
|12||Jhanvi Choudhury||SGTIDM||U17||Silver||100 FS||01.00.88|
|13||Aaliyah Singh||SGTIDM||U21||Silver||50 BR||00.37.36|
|14||Astha Choudhary||SGTIDM||U17||Bronze||200 FLY||02.26.87|
|15||Veer Khatkar||SGTIDM||U17||Bronze||50 FS||00.24.54|
|16||Disha Bhandari||SGTIDM||U17||Bronze||200 IM||02.30.99|
|17||Soubrity Mondal||SGTIDM||U21||Gold||100 BK||01.06.71|
|18||Shivangi Sarma||SGTIDM||U21||Gold||100 FS||00.59.26|
|19||Firdoush Kayamkhani||SGTIDM||U21||Gold||200 FLY||02.33.65|
|20||Vanshika Sharma||SGTIDM||U21||Silver||200 FLY||02.35.31|
|21||Jasmine Gurung||SGTIDM||U21||Bronze||400 FS||05.06.31|
|22||Dhyan Balakrishna||GAFRAY||U17||Silver||1500 FS||16.49.63|
|23||Army Pal||GAFRAY||U21||Bronze||1500 FS||17.16.29|
|24||Hiten Mittal||GAFRAY||U17||Gold||50 FS||00.23.90|
|25||Saif Chandan K S||GAFRAY||U21||Silver||200 FLY||02.10.12|
|26||Sunaina Manjunath||GAFRAY||U21||Gold||50 FLY||00.30.78|
|27||Aditya Dubey||SGTIDM||U21||Bronze||200 BR||02.27.58|
|28||Reyan Gada||GAF Mumbai||U17||Bronze||800 FS||09.16.85|
|29||Ariaa Sheth||GAF Mumbai||U17||Bronze||1500 FS||18.37.99|
|30||Ashmita Chandra||SGTIDM||U17||Silver||1500 FS||18.35.02|