Khelo India: UP & Haryana hockey team bags Gold in U21January 22, 2020, Guwahati
A highly exciting and entertaining last day of the hockey competitions here at the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 saw Uttar Pradesh and Haryana bag the gold medals in the U21 Boys and U21 Girls competitions respectively after winning their final matches here at the Maulana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. In the U21 Boys category, Uttar Pradesh defeated Haryana 3-1 in a penalty shootout after the two teams had earlier played out a goal-less regulation time. Whereas, the U21 Girls category saw Haryana beat Jharkhand 5-3 in a high-scoring encounter which saw the latter thrice equalize, only to concede twice in the last nine minutes.
U-21 Women’s category results – 21st January 2020:
Final – Haryana 5 (Gagandeep Kaur 24′, 59′; Reetom Prakash 13′; Mahima Choudhary 46′; Usha 51′) beat Jharkhand 3 (Albela Rani Toppo 21′, 33′; Sangita Kumari 48′)
Bronze Medal – Maharashtra 1 (Pooja Bhanu Das Shendage) beat Mizoram 0
U-21 Men’s category results – 21st January 2020:
Final – Uttar Pradesh 0 beat Haryana 0 – SO (3-1)
Bronze Medal – Odisha 5 (Samir Ekka 15′, 28′; Abhisek Lakra 38′; Rahul Ekka 44′; Amandeep Lakra 59′) beat Chandigarh 5 (Maninder Singh 25′, 36′; Diljeet Singh 9′; Harpreet Singh 13′; Sanjay 60′) SO 3-1