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Silver each for Yash, Xavier and Shoan on day two

PANAJI: Ace shooter Yash Padloskar and swimmers Xavier D’Souza and Shoan Ganguly won silver each in their respective events as Goa’s medal tally swelled to four on the second day of the 2nd Khelo India Youth Games being held at the Balewadi Sports complex in Pune, on Friday. Yash Padloskar shot Goa’s first silver in the 10m Air Rifle Shooting competition with a qualifying score of 621.8 and final score 247.8. The second silver of the day was won by Shoan Ganguly in boys U-17 400m IM with a timing of 4:51:65 while the third silver was won by Xavier D’Souza in boys U-21 100m backstroke with a timing of 00:58:08. In boys U-21 football, debutants Goa put up an excellent performance to beat Manipur by a solitary goal. Veegan Ferrao scored the lone goal of the match from the penalty spot.

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