South Asian Games: India clinches 41 medals on Day 5 to further consolidate top spot

September 16, 2020 0 Comments

first_img WATCH US LIVE In doubles, there was double delight for Dhruv who emerged victorious in both men’s and mixed doubles. He paired up with Krishna Prasad Garaga to win the men’s doubles title 21-19 19-21 21-18 against Sri Lanka’s Sachin Dias and Buwaneka. Sri Lanka is third with a total of 134 medals (23 gold, 42 silver, 69 bronze).READ | India Wins 50 Medals, Breaches 100-mark Record In South Asian GamesThe shuttlers won the maximum gold medals — four — for India on Friday. They completely dominated the discipline by winning four gold and two silver in the day. Later, Ajay Singh won a silver in men’s 81kg by lifting 316kg in total.Indian cyclists also opened their gold medal account on Friday. Elangbam Chaoba Devi finished on the top of the podium in women’s elite race while John Naveen Thomas and Arvind Panwar bagged a gold and silver respectively in the men’s elite event.READ | India Clinch Two Gold In Badminton At South Asian Games India grabbed another 18 silver and 4 bronze to take the total tally to 165 medals (81 gold, 59 silver, 25 bronze) and leave second-placed Nepal (41 gold, 27 silver, 48 bronze), who won 116 medals in aggregate, behind. 9 months ago India Vs West Indies: Mohammad Azharuddin to be honoured with a stand to his name Former world junior championships silver medallist Siril Verma lived up to his top seeding as he rallied from a game down to outwit compatriot Aryaman Tandon 17-21 23-21 21-13 in an all-Indian men’s singles final. In men’s sabre event also, Karan Singh and Kumaresan Padma Gishonidhi clinched the gold and silver. Indian also finished 1-2 in the men’s epee event with Sunil Kumar claiming the gold while Jayaprakash Guruprakash bagged the silver. Written By 9 months ago Realme XT 730G, Realme truly wireless earbuds India launch on December 17 READ | India Bags Two Gold Medals In Kho Kho At 13th South Asian GamesIn mixed doubles, top seeds Dhruv and Meghana Jakkampudi eased past second seeds Sachin Dias and Thilini Pramodika Hendehewe of Sri Lanka 21-16, 21-14 in the final.Track and field athletes, who were leading the Indian charge in the past few days, fetched the maximum 12 medals but just two of them were gold. The two gold was won in men’s and women’s shot put events. 9 months ago India wins 50 medals, breaches 100-mark record in South Asian Games Last Updated: 6th December, 2019 21:07 IST South Asian Games: India Clinches 41 Medals On Day 5 To Further Consolidate Top Spot India grabbed another 18 silver and 4 bronze to take the total tally to 165 medals (81 gold, 59 silver, 25 bronze) and leave second-placed Nepal with 116 medals Another Indian Om Prakash Karhana was a distant second with a best throw of 17.31m. READ | India Wins 10 Medals In Athletics In 2019 South Asian GamesIn women’s shot put event, Abha Khatuwa took the gold by throwing the iron ball to a distance of 15.32m. Compatriot Kachana Chaudhary bagged the bronze with a throw of 13.66m.The country’s fencers also made their presence felt in the South Asian Games by clinching three gold and as many silver. Wangelmbam Thoibi Devi won the gold in women’s foil while compatriot Radhika Prasad bagged the silver in a 1-2 finish for India. 9 months ago India bags two Gold medals in Kho Kho at 13th South Asian Gamescenter_img Press Trust Of India In men’s shot put, Asian champion Tejinder Pal Singh Toor broke the South Asian Games record with a creditable throw of 20.03m to win the gold. He bettered compatriot Bahadur Singh Sagoo’s previous record of 19.15m made in 1999. First Published: 6th December, 2019 21:07 IST COMMENT In table tennis also, the Indians won the gold and silver in both the men’s and women’s singles.  Anthony Amalraj defeated compatriot Harmeet Desai 4-3 while Sutirtha Mukherjee downed Ayhika Mukherjee 4-2 in the all-Indian men’s and women’s single’s finals respectively.India weightlifters also continued their impressive run in the regional multi-sporting event by claiming three gold and a bar of silver.READ | Bala Devi Scores A Brace; India Thrash Maldives 5-0 At South Asian GamesAchinta Sheuli opened the gold account on Friday as he finished on top of the podium in men’s 73kg with a total lift of 300kg.  In the women’s singles final, Ashmita Chaliha overcame a late surge from fellow Indian Gayatri Gopichand to finish off with a 21-18, 25-23 win. LIVE TV WE RECOMMEND 9 months ago India continues impressive show, wins 29 medals, including 15 gold, to jump spot to in SAG SUBSCRIBE TO US Rakhi Halder added another gold in women’s 64kg with a total effort of 200 kg while Manpreet Kaur won the third in women’s 71kg category with a total lift of 192kg. FOLLOW US Shuttlers led India’s yet another stupendous show as the country widened the gap at the top by clinching 41 medals, including 19 gold, on Day 5 of the 13th South Asian Games on Friday.last_img read more