13th SAG: Nepal clinches silver in Women Volleyball
KATHMANDU: Nepal has won silver medal in women’s volleyball under the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG), 2019.
Nepal lost the final match 3-2 against India at the covered hall, Tripureshwor here on Tuesday. Nepal lost its first set 17-25. However, the Nepali women’s team won the second and third sets 25-24 and 25-21 respectively.
Nepal, however, lost its fourth set 20-25 and was defeated while letting India win the match with the set 15-6.
This is the first time the Nepal clinched silver medal in the women volleyball in the SAG. Earlier in 1999, 2006 had 2016, Nepal had only secured bronze in the same discipline.
Similarly, India also won the men’s volleyball gold by beating Pakistan 3 sets to 1 in the match held under the 13th SAG today itself.
Published Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 | 09:58 AM