The Video games will likely be held in Bengaluru’s Jain College and different venues within the state, in partnership with Affiliation of Indian Universities (AIU).
KIUG is the most important College Video games within the nation and is geared toward tapping sporting expertise, who can signify India in worldwide occasions, together with the Olympics.
The primary version of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and noticed a complete participation of 3182 athletes within the U-25 age group, throughout 158 universities and faculties from all states.
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This yr, Yogasana and Mallakhamb have been added to the roster, with 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 yr.
Talking on the event, Yediyurappa stated, “We’re privileged to be internet hosting KIUG 2021, I’m assured that the Video games will produce a number of the greatest future champions of India. The Govt of Karnataka will depart no stone unturned to make the College video games an enormous success.”
Envisioning a fair bigger participation this time round, Rijiju added: “The College Video games in Odisha final yr was an enormous success. Nations which have nice sporting efficiency have typically drawn their sporting heroes from the College stage athletes. Within the US as an illustration, the College Video games are the bedrock of Olympic champions.”