Uttar Pradesh Men’s Team & Himachal Pradesh Women’s Team Clinch Gold At 36th National Games
The National Games event is being held from 26th September to 10th October 2022 in six cities of Gujarat such as Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar.
The inaugural function of the 36th National Games held at the Narendra Modi stadium. 36 games including Kabaddi are part of this National Games.
8 teams each in the Men & Women category i.e. 16 state Kabaddi teams competed here. Those teams were qualified due to their performance at National Games.
Kabaddi matches were held at EKA Arena By TransStadia, Ahmedabad. In this championship, 8 teams were categorized into 2 groups i.e. 4 teams in 1 group.
Uttar Pradesh men’s Kabaddi team defeated Maharashtra team in the final 27-23 to win the gold. In the women’s category Himachal Pradesh crushed Maharashtra team 27-22 to grab the gold.
Earlier in men’s category, Uttar Pradesh stunned Services 43-27 in the semi finals. Maharashtra beat Haryana 39-35 to enter finals.
Himachal Pradesh women’s team won against Haryana 28-27 and Maharashtra team defeated Tamilnadu 45-25 in the semi finals.