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Emeralite wins Silver Medal at the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 held at Guwahati, Assam

Anshika Gupta and Yana Rathore won Silver medal and 6th position respectively in Shooting at the 3rd edition of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 held from January 10-22, 2020 at Guwahati, Assam, India. They were competing in 10m Air Rifle Shooting Girls Under-17 / Junior category. Anshika will be receiving scholarship worth ₹5,00,000 each year for 9 years. She has also participated in the 2nd edition of Khelo India.

Yana won Bronze medals in 1st and 2nd edition of Khelo India and she is receiving scholarship worth ₹5,00,000 each year for 9 years.

In the 3rd edition of the Khelo India, Raghav Gupta and Eshita Sharma of Class-XI of our school also participated in the shooting event in 10m Air Pistol Mix Team category.

Shubham Patel Class-X of our school represents M.P. Team at the Khelo India Football Tournament in Under-17 category.

Sanidhay Sharma Class-XII also selected in Judo in Boys’ Under-17 category.

This year’s Khelo India held in twenty disciplines played among the age groups of under-17 and under-21 with the participation of thirty seven states and Union Territories.

Khelo India’s vision is to revive the India sports from the grass-root level. Khelo India Youth games has been introduced to establish India as a sporting super power by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country and reviving the sports culture in India. Every year best performing 1000 participants are given an annual scholarship of ₹500,000 for 8 years to prepare them for international sporting events.