Delhi swimmers dominate, K’taka and Maha follow

Vastavam web: In-formDelhi girl Prachi Tokas surprisedfavourite Khushi Dineshof Karnataka in the girls U-17 Freestyle event to win her second successive gold as Delhi swimmersdominated the pool at theKhelo India Youth Games here Friday. Of the 11 golds at stake on Friday,Delhi won four, Karnataka andMaharashtra three eachand Tamil Nadu one, a media release said.

For Khushi, it was a second successive silver medal after the 200m freestylewhile Prachi Tokas earned her first gold in the 800m freestyle on Thursday. In the women’s U-21 400m freestyle, Tamil Nadu’s Bhavika Dugar claimed her second gold in comfortable fashion clocking 4:41.43. In the last event of the day, Delhi’s Anurag Singh won a fourth gold for his state with victory in the 1500m free style in the boys U-17 category with a time of 16:40.54.

In between, Delhi U-17 girlswonthe 4×100 m freestyle relay in 4:09.36. FormidableKarnatakabagged three gold throughSiva Sridhar, Srihari Nataraj and Nina Venatesh. Maharashtra also picked up three gold through Vedant Bapna and Yuga Birnale.