Khelo India Para Games Debut Concludes in New Delhi, Haryana Dominates with 40 Gold, 39 Silver, and 26 Bronze Medals

  • The inaugural Khelo India Para Games (KIPG) concluded in New Delhi, with Haryana emerging as the champions, securing a total of 105 medals.
  • Haryana’s medal tally includes 40 gold, 39 silver, and 26 bronze medals.
  • KIPG 2023 commenced on December 10 and featured the active participation of approximately 1,450 para-athletes from all corners of the country.
  • Uttar Pradesh secured the second position with a total of 62 medals, comprising 25 gold, 23 silver, and 14 bronze.
  • Tamil Nadu claimed the third spot with 20 gold, eight silver, and 14 bronze medals.
  • Athletes from 32 states and Union Territories showcased their talents and competed in various events throughout the Games.
  • Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Thakur, addressing the closing ceremony, praised the Khelo India Para Games as a historic celebration of human passion and spirit.
  • Thakur emphasized that the Games signify a monumental chapter in India’s sports history, where participation holds equal importance to victory.
  • The Minister expressed gratitude to all para-athletes, coaches, support staff, and stakeholders for their contributions in making this edition of KIPG significant.

Which state emerged as the champion in the Khelo India Para Games (KIPG)?

A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Haryana
C) Tamil Nadu
D) New Delhi

Correct Answer: B) Haryana

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