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Assam players won two medals in the girls U-21, 100-km cycling event at the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Monday
Assam players won two medals in the girls U-21, 100-km cycling event at the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Monday|Representational image
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Khelo India Youth Games: Assam cyclist bags second gold for state

While Gongutri Bordoloi tops event, another Assam player Chayanika Gogoi secures bronze in girls U-21, 100-km cycling. On Sunday, judoka Puja Basumatary clinched 1st gold for state

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Guwahati: In the first win of Day 4 of the ongoing 3rd Khelo India Youth Games on Monday, Gongutri Bordoloi secured the second gold medal for Assam by coming out on top in the girls’ U-21 100-km cycling event in Guwahati, Assam.

Incidentally, another cyclist from the state -- Chayanika Gogoi -- picked the bronze medal in the same event. The silver was won by Odisha's Swasti Singh.

On Sunday, Puja Basumatary became the first from the state to clinch a gold after winning in the judo U-17,57 kg category.

As on Sunday, Assam stood 18th with six medals: one gold, two bronze, and three bronze among 37 contesting states and UTs at the ongoing Youth Games in Guwahati.