Conclusion of BEACH GAMES 2024 in Diu

Conclusion of BEACH GAMES 2024 in Diu


The inaugural Beach Games 2024, held at the pristine blue flag certified Ghoghla Beach in Diu, marked a historic moment as the first multi-sports beach games in India. The event culminated with Madhya Pradesh securing the overall champion title, dominating the medal tally with an impressive total of 18 medals, including a remarkable haul of 7 golds.


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Event Highlights:

  • The competition served as a platform to showcase the exceptional sporting prowess of Madhya Pradesh’s contingent, emphasizing the depth of talent nurtured within the state.
  • Maharashtra clinched 14 medals, including 3 golds, while Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, and the hosts, Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Diu & Daman, secured an equal share of 12 medals each. Assam, with a notable achievement, bagged 8 medals, out of which 5 were Gold.

Participation and Diversity:

  • The event witnessed a robust display of sporting excellence from January 4 to 11, bringing together 1404 athletes, all under the age of 21, representing 28 states and Union Territories.
  • A dedicated team of 205 match officials supported the smooth conduct of a diverse range of disciplines.

Structured Sessions:

  • The games were meticulously organized into two sessions each day, contributing to the optimization of athletes’ performances under favorable weather conditions.
  • The Morning Session, starting at 8 am and concluding at noon, was followed by the Afternoon Session, commencing at 3 pm.
  • This scheduling not only ensured optimal performance but also provided an engaging viewing experience for the enthusiastic audience.

Legacy of Sporting Excellence:

  • The Beach Games 2024 not only celebrated the triumphs of the participating states but also laid the foundation for a legacy of sporting excellence in the realm of multi-sports beach games in India.
  • The success of the event underscores the potential for further growth and recognition in the country’s sporting landscape.