13th SAG: India tops the list with 106 gold
KATHMANDU: India has continued to hold its top position in the list of medals in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) underway in three different cities of Nepal. Nepal is following India in the list.
Upon the completion of games on Saturday, India has clinched total 210 medals, including 106 gold medals, 69 silver and 35 bronze.
Nepal has won total 138 medals, including 43 gold medals, 33 silver and 62 bronze. Likewise, Sri Lanka is in third position in the winning list with 30 gold medals, 54 silver and 54 bronze. Pakistan has won 21 gold, 28 silver and 34 bronze. Bangladesh is in the fifth position with seven gold medals, 22 silver and 54 bronze. Maldives is in sixth position with a gold medal and two silver and Bhutan is in the last position with six silver medals.
On Saturday, Nepal won gold each in marathon and wrestling. For Nepal, Kiran Singh Bogati bagged gold in men’s marathon after 24 years. Likewise, Sangita Dhami won gold in women’s 55 kilograms category. This is first SAG gold won by a Nepali athlete in wrestling. She beat her Bangladeshi contender.
Published Date: Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 10:55 AM