Surajit Buragohain bags gold in Lawn Bowl in the category of under-21 Boys Credit: Khelo India

Guwahati: With the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 currently underway in Guwahati, Assam secured another gold medal after Surajit Buragohain ranked first in lawn bowl in the U-21 boys’ category at Sarusajai Sports Complex on Wednesday.

Burhagohain defeated Ahishek Lakra from Jharkhand, who got the silver, and Karan Chowdhary from West Bengal and Ayush Bharadwaj from Delhi winning the bronze medal.

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Meanwhile, Manipur too won a gold in cycling in the under-17 boys’ team sprint category in three laps.

As per the latest medals tally released by the organisers, Assam now ranks 12 with 6 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze with a total of 23 medals. Manipur is three notches higher at 9 with 25 medals (9 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze).

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