Jain University becomes Champions of the Khelo India University Games 2021

AWARDS AND SPORTS

JAIN University team becomes Champions of the Khelo India University Games 2021 topped the chart with 20 gold, 7 silver, and 5 bronze medals, followed by Lovely Professional University (LPU) with 17 golds and Punjab University with 15 gold medals.

A total of 20 games were played and participated by 3900 students from 210 Universities in the second edition of the Khelo India University Games. The Games introduced indigenous sporting competitions such as Yogasana and Mallakhamba for the first time in the history of national sports. The events for the Games were organized at Kanteerava Indoor/Outdoor stadium, JAIN Global Campus, The Sports School, SAI Shooting Range, and KM Cariappa Stadium.

Swimmer Siva Sridhar won 7 golds and two silvers, becoming the most successful men athlete of KIUG 2021. On the other hand, swimmer Shrungi Bandekar was the most successful female athlete at KIUG 2021 with four golds and one silver.

 

   Important Points for the Exam

  • The 2nd edition of the Khelo India University games (KIUG) was held at JAIN University.
  • JAIN University team topped the chart with 20 gold, 7 silver, and 5 bronze medals, followed by Lovely Professional University (LPU) with 17 golds and Punjab University with 15 gold medals.
  • A total of 20 games were played and participated by 3900 students from 210 Universities
  • The Games introduced indigenous sporting competitions such as Yogasana and Mallakhamba for the first time in the history of national sports.

   Facts to Know:

  • Khelo India University Games is a national-level multi-sport event held in India.
  • It is organized by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports along with the Association of Indian Universities, Indian Olympic Association and National Sports Federation.

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