Khelo India Games 2020 was the third edition which was held on 10 January 2020 and 22 January 2020 in Guwahati, Assam, India. The national sports event witnessed 20 national level multi-disciplinary grassroots games played between the under-17 and under-21 age groups.
Maharashtra state defended their title as they topped the medal table with 78 gold medals, 77 silver medals, and 101 bronze medals.
The winning contingent of Maharashtra also broke its previous record of 228 medals created in Pune, winning a total of 256 medals. The event was organized in 20 disciplines with participation from 37 teams consisting of states and union territories. The inaugural edition of the Khelo India program was held in New Delhi in 2018, while Pune held the second edition in 2019.
Every year, the best performing 1000 participants are given an annual scholarship of Rs 5 lakhs for 8 years to prepare them for international sports events. Now it is turn of Haryana state to host the 4th edition of Khelo India games which will be held after the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics