New Delhi: Khelo India Youth Games Haryana 2021, scheduled for February 5-14 this year, has been postponed and confirmed by the Indian Sports Authority (SAI) on Tuesday.
This decision was made in light of the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.
Originally scheduled for November-December 2021, the event was postponed to February due to concerns about the third wave of Covid-19 in India. With the increasing number of Covid-19 pandemic situations, the sporting event has been rescheduled again.
Khelo India Youth Games will be held in 5 cities. Panchkula, Ambala, Chandigarh, Shahabad, and Delhi. Approximately 10,000 athletes are expected to participate in 25 sports disciplines.
The final version of Khelo India Youth Games was held in January 2020 in Guwahati, Assam.
The new date for the youth game will be announced after checking the status of Covid. The final decision will be made in consultation with stakeholders.
Host Hariyana was the winner of the 2018 Khelo India Youth Games first edition.
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