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Special Olympics World Winter Games: India ends campaign with 73 medals

The Special Winter Olympics , which saw over 100 countries take part, was held from March 14-25 in Austria, with India finishing with an impressive haul of 73 medals

other-sports Updated: Mar 26, 2017 21:16 IST
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India finished the Special Winter Olympics campaign with an impressive haul of 73 medals.
India finished the Special Winter Olympics campaign with an impressive haul of 73 medals.(Twitter/VijayGoelBJP)
         

India finished its campaign at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria with a total of 73 medals, which included 37 gold medals, 10 silvers and 26 bronze.

The quadrennial event, which saw over 100 countries take part, was held from March 14-25, with Indian athletes finishing with an impressive medal haul.

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The Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) raked in gold medals from three team events - floor hockey, unified floorball and traditional floorball.

During the last edition of the event, in Pyongchang, South Korea, India had secured a total of 46 medals.

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Sanjay Kumar from Himachal Pradesh was one of the biggest stars of India’s campaign, with him securing two golds in snowboarding.

First Published: Mar 26, 2017 21:07 IST

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