On the first day of Khelo India School Games, Tamilnadu wins the two gold medal and leading on the scoreboard of Khelo India games. After the opening ceremony games have started, Uttarakhand’s Anu Kumar wins the first gold medal of Khelo India School Games. Tamilnadu athletes win two gold medals and the rest were shared between Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Kerala, and Uttarakhand. Anu Kumar won the 1,500m final comfortably in 4:04.77 seconds. A rising distance star, Uttarakhand’s Anu, dominated B Mathesh of Tamil Nadu(silver ) and Sandeep Kumar of Uttar Pradesh(bronze).
In some other field events, there were some good performances in the triple jump and boys Shot put events. Uttar Pradesh’s Abhishek Singh won the shot put event with an excellent throw of 18.73. While Tamilnadu won the gold in triple jump event. C Praveen won with 15.22 meters in boys Triple jump event, while Sachin Gujjar (UP) 14.46m were second and Akash M Varghese (Kerala) 14.27m was third. Kerala’s C Chanthini win gold on 1500m saw, while Haryana girls won two medals in Shot Put out of three. Pooja won the gold with the score of 13.88m while Rekha got the Bronze medal with a best effort of 13.20m. Tamil Nadu clinched the Silver with 13.39m.
In girls triple jump event, J Coleshiya win gold on her first attempt of 12.29m, while Kerala got the silver medal and Tamilnadu came in third place with Bronze. After the end of the day 1, Tamilnadu is leading on the board, by winning five medals, where are two gold, two silver, and one bronze. Kerala and Uttar Pradesh are second on the point table, both the team has One Gold, One Silver, and One Bronze. Two other gold medals went into the pocket of Haryana and Uttarakhand. Day 2 of the Khelo India school games will see nine more medals being decided.