Telangana swimmer Vritti Agarwal secured her third gold medal in the Khelo India Youth Games 2023, achieving this feat on the day when Maharashtra, leading the medal tally, became the first team to surpass the 100-medal milestone in this edition of the Games. As of the latest update, Maharashtra has established a substantial lead, accumulating 37 gold, 32 silver, and 40 bronze medals, reaching a total of 109 medals.
Tamil Nadu, holding the second position, edged past Haryana, courtesy of their gold-medal performances in road cycling, girls’ 100m backstroke, and boys’ volleyball. Their medal count now stands at 29 gold, 18 silver, and 30 bronze, totaling 77 medals. Haryana managed to secure only two gold medals out of the five available in the wrestling arena at the Rajarathinam Stadium in Khelo India Youth Games 2023, bringing their overall count to 83 medals, including 29 gold, 15 silver, and 39 bronze.
At the SDAT Aquatics Complex, Vritti, who previously claimed the gold in the girls’ 200m and 800m freestyle events on the opening day of the swimming competition, added another gold to her collection by winning the 400m event with a time of 4:32.77 seconds. Meenakshi Menon of Karnataka secured the silver with a time of 4:37.60s, while Aditi Hegde from Maharashtra clinched the bronze with a timing of 4:39.58s.