Khelo India School Games: Odisha weightlifter Nandan wins bronze, boys enter hockey final

KalingaTV News Network

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Odisha pocketed yet another medal in the Khelo India School Games-2018 with weightlifter Nandan Sahu wining a bronze medal here on Wednesday.

Sahu bagged the medal in boys’ 77kg category with a total lift of 209kg (snatch 94kg, clean & jerk 115kg). With his medal, Odisha’s medal tally went up to six now with two gold, one silver and three bronze.

Odisha is sure to get yet another medal as the boys barged into the hockey final by winning over Uttar Pradesh by 4-3 goals. It won the match after Samir Ekka, Sunil Jojo, Sushil Dhanwar and Sudeep Chirmako scored for Odisha in the shoot out. They will take on Punjab for gold today.

On the other hand, the Odisha girls suffered defeat from Manipur 1-3 goals in the football semifinal match.

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