SPORTS AND RECREATION
Sports and Recreation
Haryana is one of the leading state in sports as well. Haryana is the traditional powerhouse in games like kabbadi, kho-kho, judo , boxing and wrestling. At the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Haryana contributed most with athletes from the state accounted for 9 medals (out of total 26 medals won by India) across the two competitions. This included the Olympic gold won by Neeraj Chopra and the Paralympic golds from Sumit Antil and Manish Narwal. In fact, over the last decade and a half, at all multi-sport games, Haryana athletes have routinely contributed one-third of the total medals.