National Games 2015 Concludes, Sajan Prakash and Akanksha Vora Were Declared the Best Athletes
Swimming sensations Sajan Prakash and Akanksha Vora were declared the best athletes as curtains were drawn to the 35th National Games with a colourful closing ceremony, here. Prakash was adjudged the best male athlete of the Games for winning an astonishing six gold and three silver medals with four new meet records reported PTI.
Kerala was declared the best among all the states for an unprecedented 162 medals, which included 54 gold. The Services Sports Control Board was presented the overall trophy for a third year running.
IOA president N. Ramachandran, in his presidential address, said the results of the competitions in various disciplines was a clear indicator of the country’s growing prowess in sports and games.
Baton was passed on Gurudatta D. Bhakta, secretary-general of the Goa Olympic Association, the host of the next eedition of National Games.