KIUG 2022: Punjabi, Maharshi Dayanand Universities Clinch Hockey Titles

    Punjabi, Maharshi Dayanand Universities Clinch Hockey
    Inam Ansari
    June2/ 2023

    Lucknow: Punjabi University, Patiala (PUP), clinched the 3rd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2022 Uttar Pradesh (UP) field hockey men's title, in a tight encounter defeating Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, on penalties (3-2) on Thursday. Both teams were tied at three goals apiece after regulation time. In the women's category Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU), Rohtak, denied ITM, Gwalior, a hattrick of KIUG titles, defeating them 2-0 in the final played here at the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College (GGSSC) astro turf in Lucknow. Sambalpur University clinched the bronze medal in the men's category defeating Veer Bahadur Singh (VBS) Purvanchal University, while Punjabi University beat University of Mysore to secure the bronze in the Women's category. Double gold medals for Pragati in Archery At the B.B.D University Cricket Ground, Pragati of Guru Kashi University (GKU), Talwandi Sabo, hogged the limelight, bagging a double gold in Compound Archery, the finals of which were held on competition day 10. She first secured the Compound Women's Individual title and later joined hands with Simranjot Singh to win the gold in the mixed team category for her University. Rishabh Yadav won the honours in the men's individual category while Punjabi University secured both the gold medals in the team categories. Fencing team events to start on Friday The Fencing team events will start on Friday at the Ekana Sportz City Indoor Stadium in Lucknow, after the completion of the Individual events at the piste. Lokesh Vemani (Osmania University, Men's Epee), Bebit Bright Hentry (GNDU, Men's Sabre) and Maria Akshita (Jain University, Women's Foil) secured the gold medals on offer on the day. Badminton finalists identified At the B.B.D ...

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