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    Mallakhambh heroes take Maharashtra to second place on Medal Table behind Services

    Pankaj Sharma
    October11/ 2022

    New Delhi (The Hawk): Maharashtra’s Mallakhambh stars, led by the reigning queen Rupali Sunil Gangwane, swept three of the five gold at stake on Monday to take the State to the second position on the 36th National Games medal table, ahead of Haryana for the first time in several days of competition. The windfall has increased Maharashtra’s gold-medal tally to 34, leaving Haryana behind with 32 after a long and intense battle between the two giants. Significantly, with a total of 126 medals, including 36 silver and 56 bronze, Maharashtra have the largest haul in the Games. Services continue to lead with 53 gold, 33 silver and 29 bronze but have a lower aggregate of 115 medals. Haryana’s 32 gold, 30 silver and 38 bronze made them the third to touch the 100-medal mark. In the final rush for medals, Gujarat’s boy wonder, 10-year-old Shauryajit Khaire, created history, becoming the youngest medallist of the Games when he clinched the bronze medal in Pole Mallakhamb. The hosts had another good day, with Pooja Patel teaming up with Komal Makwana to clinch her second Yogasana gold medal. They also picked up the Men’s and Women’s singles bronze medals in Soft Tennis to take their own medal tally to an impressive 43, including 13 gold, 12 silver and 18 bronze with two more days of competition left.[https://static.pib.gov.in/WriteReadData/userfiles/image/image001RCB9.jpg] Maha’s Rupali Gangawane dished out a clinical performance to claim her third gold medal at the stunning Sanskardham Sports Academy facility in Godhavi. She took top honours in the Women’s Rope competition (9.25 points) today, to add to the Individual All-Around gold and Team gold she had won on Sunday. She also won a bronze in the Pole competition to be among the handful o ...

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