Kiren Rijiju praised Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa for his encouragement for sports activities.© Twitter
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju is assured that the following version of Khelo India University Games (KIUG), scheduled for later this 12 months goes to be a ”grand success”. Karnataka will probably be internet hosting the second version of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG). The announcement was made on Sunday by the Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa and Rijiju. The video games will probably be held in Bengaluru’s Jain University and different venues within the state, in partnership with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Rijiju praised Karnataka CM Yediyurappa for his assist and encouragement for sports activities within the state.
“I’m confident that Karnataka will make the next edition of Khelo India University Games a grand success. The support and encouragement provided by hon’ble CM @BSYBJP for the sports is commendable and Jain University has the capability to organise a memorable KIUG!” Rijiju tweeted.
I’m assured that Karnataka will make the following version of Khelo India University Games a grand success. The assist and encouragement supplied by hon’ble CM @BSYBJP for the sports activities is commendable and Jain University has the aptitude to organise a memorable KIUG! https://t.co/83hDKNgKTb pic.twitter.com/QboWArxPvV
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 21, 2021
KIUG is the most important University Games match within the nation, and is geared toward tapping sporting expertise who can signify India in worldwide occasions, together with the Olympics.
The first version of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and noticed a complete participation of three,182 athletes within the U-25 age group, throughout 158 universities and schools from all states.
This 12 months, Yogasana and Mallakhamb have been added to the University Games, in an effort to protect and promote the century-old sporting disciplines of the nation.
With the inclusion of those disciplines, the athlete participation determine is predicted to cross 4000 this 12 months. Also, the video games will probably be carried out within the U-25 age class in accordance with the World University Games norms.
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