Maharashtra finished in the top spot on the Khelo India Youth Games 2023 standings with a total of 57 gold medals. The state won a cumulative total of 158 medals and they were followed by hosts Tamil Nadu in second place, with 98 medals. Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan are third, fourth and fifth in the standings with 103, 56 and 47 medals respectively.  This edition of the Khelo India Youth Games was a unique one as the multi-sports event was hosted in south India for the first time. Also, it is a significant edition of the Khelo India Youth Games which sports like squash and also 'Silambam' a weapon-based martial arts form in Tamil Nadu, making their debuts. Meanwhile, let us take a look at the Khelo India Youth Games 2023 medal tally below.  Tamil Nadu: PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates 6th Khelo India Youth Games 2023 in Chennai (Watch Video).

This was the sixth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games. The first edition was held in Delhi in 2018 and subsequently, Pune (2019), Guwahati (2020), Haryana (2021) and Bhopal (2022) hosted the other five editions. Tamil Nadu is hosting this sixth edition of the prestigious event, which will see young athletes from all around the country take part in the different sporting events and showcase their skills and talent. On Which Channel Khelo India Youth Games 2023 Will be Telecast Live? How to Watch Khelo India Live Streaming Online? Check Viewing Options of KIYG 6th Edition.


Khelo India Youth Games 2023 Medal Tally

Rank State Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Maharashtra 57 48 53 158
2 Tamil Nadu 38 21 39 98
3 Haryana 35 22 46 103
4 Delhi 13 18 25 56
5 Rajasthan 13 17 17 47

For the full medal tally, check here.

Out of the five editions, Maharashtra have emerged champions on three occasions (2019, 2020 and 2022) while Haryana came out on top in the other two editions (2018, 2021). This event provides a platform for budding athletes to make it to the next level and this time, like the others, promises to be exciting as well.

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