National Games 2022: October 2 highlights in pictures

From Antim Panghal’s seamless gold medal campaign to a debatable decision to add dhols in the shooting arena, here is a look at the best moments from the National Games on October 2.

The National Games organising committee, to make shooting more spectator-friendly, had performers playing the dhol – an Indian percussion instrument – inside the Ahmedabad Military and Rifle Training Association in Khanpur. Photo - Santadeep Dey
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Kerala's Sajan Prakash clinched men's 100m butterfly gold. Astha Choudhary from assam won the women's 100m butterfly gold. Photo - Ritu Raj Konwar
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Tokyo paralympics men's high jump silver medallist Nishad Kumar in action at the National Games. Photo - V V Krishnan
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Deepak Lather of Haryana edged Services' Ajay Singh to win the 81kg weightlifting gold. Photo - V V Krishnan
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Antim Panghal of Haryana downed Priyanshi Prajapat in the finals of the women's 53kg category to clinch gold. Photo - Vijay Soneji
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Yash Tusir took home gold in mens 74kg wrestling. Photo - Vijay Soneji
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Rhythm Sangwan fell just short of an epic come-from-behind first-place finish in the women's 10m air pistol final at the 36th National Games. She settled for a silver. Photo - Vijay Soneji
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Vijayveer Sidhu of Pune defeated Haryana's Shiva Narwal (both in picture) 17-5 in the men's 10m air pistol event to win gold. Pardeep Kumar of Services bagged bronze. Photo - Vijay Soneji
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