37th National Games: Maharashtra leads medal tally with 114 medals

The Sportsmanship and camaraderie are on full display at the prestigious sporting event the 37th National Games in Goa. Today games like hockey and roll ball are started in addition to ongoing competition of sports like Water Polo, Men’s and Women’s 3M Springboard, Billiards and many others.
Tejas Ashok Shirse of Maharashtra achieved an incredible feat at the 37th National Games, setting a new National Games record in Men’s 110M hurdles by finishing it in 13.80 minutes. Also Priyanka Goswami of Uttar Pradesh has set a new National Games Record in the women’s 20km Race Walk with an impressive time of 1:36:35.
Gold medal of Women’s 3M Springboard bagged by Palak Sharma of Madhya Pradesh and that of Men’s won by H London Singh of Services. The gold medal in women’s modern pentathlon was won by Adhya Singh of Madhya Pradesh and the Gold medal in men’s modern pentathlon was won by Mayank Chaphekar of Maharashtra.
Intense matches of Hockey are played today between teams of various States. In men’s Hockey Maharashtra, Karnataka and West Bengal dominated the game while in women’s hockey, Haryana and Jharkhand showed dominance over their opponents.
Maharashtra is leading the medal table in the National Games 2023 with 114 medals including 47 gold, Haryana has clinched 50 medals while defending champion Services Sports Control Board is placed in the third place with 33 medals. The event will take place till the 9th of November at 28 venues across Goa, India.

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