The Games shall be held in Bengaluru’s Jain University and different venues within the state, in partnership with Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
KIUG is the biggest University Games within the nation and is geared toward tapping sporting expertise, who can characterize India in worldwide occasions, together with the Olympics.
The first version of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and noticed a complete participation of 3182 athletes within the U-25 age group, throughout 158 universities and faculties from all states.
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This 12 months, Yogasana and Mallakhamb have been added to the roster, with an effort to protect and promote the century-old sporting disciplines of the nation.
With the inclusion of those disciplines, the athlete participation determine is anticipated to cross 4000, this 12 months.
Speaking on the event, Yediyurappa mentioned, “We are privileged to be internet hosting KIUG 2021, I’m assured that the Games will produce a number of the finest future champions of India. The Govt of Karnataka will go away no stone unturned to make the University video games a large success.”
Envisioning a fair bigger participation this time round, Rijiju added: “The University Games in Odisha final 12 months was a large success. Countries which have nice sporting efficiency have usually drawn their sporting heroes from the University degree athletes. In the US for example, the University Games are the bedrock of Olympic champions.”